NOT what you think. The folks one meets at poetry readings.
|Her name is Nancy. If you didn't know
you wouldn't know and she is stunning.
She had another name--
the male name she was born with;
the name she used when she became a father to her son.
She is mid gender reassignment.
Nancy didn't want to be a he
because she felt she was a she
after going though the things one does
to be she from he
links not with a male because
she likes women, always did,
as a he and as a she. Yet
she is with a she who was a he made she.
Hard to wrap my mind around
but in the long run, it matters not.
I sit with my eyes closed, as I
when listening to poetry.
she plays with words,
symbolic nuances and symmetry.
She crafts layers which delve into multiple meanings
where what is said resonates
and what is silent
is given voice.
She is a brilliant poet.