That Final Skin

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

Did you build that open portal,
  one to leave upon

One that takes you back inside,
  one that plays your songs

Will your exit be an entry,
  to that place you’ve always been

Will tomorrow be the past in drag
 —as you shed that final skin

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018)