img_0147My letter to the caged girl
who had bitten me twice
was made of wire
once more and I would
into the key and
she would become
my letter full of grammatical mistakes
I didn’t know how to express what needed to be
in a way it was me who was in the cage
and she
existing only
in my head

0 Replies to “A letter to the caged girl”

  1. “turn into the key and she would become me…” the turn, the key to the poem, where the poem “turns,” where the meaning opens, like the door of the cage. beautifully done, skillful

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