I’ve never unhinged the door
to invite in the light of reason,
always incurious, cemented in
my own world unless someone
comes, absorbed in the waves
of my own heartbeat with
nothing to trouble me inside
my glass shell as long as I have
my art to lose myself in, the age
of geraniums all around me,
comfort wrapping me like a quilt;
the daytime so quiet, the beauty
of red blossoms, the scent of
them outdoors and in my home.
My idyllic life a pleasant fool’s
paradise, nothing to shatter my
mind unless my glass ceiling
should ever crack – a dark wind
spilling in, and I let out ragged,
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Bobbi Sinha-Morey's poetry has appeared in a wide variety of places such as Plainsongs, Pirene's Fountain, The Wayfarer, Helix Magazine, MiIler's Pond, The Tau, Vita Brevis, Cascadia Rising Review, Old Red Kimono, and Woods Reader. Her books of poetry are available at Amazon.com and her work has been nominated for The Best of the Net Anthology in 2015, 2018, 2020, and 2021 as well as having been nominated for The Pushcart Prize in 2020.