Red Headed Lover and Ice Cream

The red headed woman
who swallows men like air
the one with gauze
and the deep entwined stare
is in my roots

I lift my chin
then my shoulders
I lift my heart
and then my mind

but at the end of the day
make fancy salads with cheese
and nuts,
binge watch movies
while I slurp up Ramen noodles,
and top it all off with ice cream
covered cookie dough

Saschia Johnson

Photo by cottonbro on

Published by Jayne

Jayne is a writer. On her free time she likes to be with her family hiking outdoors and traveling. New England is her home and place of birth. When asked what she wants to teach the world she replied, "Don't stop searching. Too many times, in my old life, I put my search aside for more 'important matters.' I didn't realize the thing I was searching for held what was most important; my soul purpose." Jayne works daily improving her craft and at times can get down on herself, but her favorite morning mantra is "It's a new day." and that's what she strives to start with.

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