Laundry Today I shall launder the towels, lay down upon them and dream clean dreams. In this place the sky is crisp as apples the women content; white sheets ripple like a national flag. In this place nothing is indelible; the rites of soap genteel and acid unburden me, a second baptism.
Kristen McHenry is a resident of Seattle, Washington and is a poet by night, and a non-profit outreach worker by day. Her work has been published in Wanderings, Della Donna Magazine, FreeStyle Vision, and other publications. In addition to writing poetry, she loves to sing, but only alone in the car with all of the windows rolled up.