sing – a poem

I sang in public yesterday

the music couldn’t keep spilling out

from my


in the restaurant

in the restroom

down the main street

two strangers stopped me and said

“you have a great voice, please keep singing”

and I thought that was significant for the

first day

of the new year

Maybe this is the year I finally

share my voice.

I sang in the car on the ride home

and I was filled with ecstasy

I swear I had an orgasm after singing

Natalie Weiss’ version of “Only Hope”

tears spilled from the depths of my soul

and my boyfriend looked at me like I was


but I know what I felt.

I finally felt





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