i morphed into the leaf fluttering past me
floating like a majestic being.
a path of their own making.
this is Me.
an Explorer voluntarily ripped from home-
that base no longer a sanctuary
The Departure an experiment in joy.
jumping from cloud to wind
skateboarding behind my Leaf.
it lands on Me
my Twirl transforms into Tornados.
boldness of being Blackagenderqueer
stripped of Safety,
for my happiness harrows.
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