she is sunrise early
morning coffee on          breath-
less at watching the world wake

she is wine-soaked hazy star gazing
into a cracked mirror

she is stripped bare shiver
running to spine        tip-
toeing around the truth

Author: Jaimee Boake
Having long been fascinated with reading and writing of all forms, Jaimee Boake is an Edmonton-based high school English Language Arts, Creative Writing, and Leadership teacher. When not working she loves playing sports and board games, hanging out with her dogs, spending time with family, and drinking lots of coffee. She is happiest, always, in the mountains. More of her work can be found in Purple Fire Publications Write Connection Magazine, Eve Poetry Magazine, or in @poetsofalberta feature section. Read more on Instagram: @jaimeeannethology

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