You are an anomaly;
A nebula, the birth-place of light and wonder.
Your glow is widespread and beyond reach.
They will call you a rarity.
They will ask what makes you tick, as though you are the sum of mechanical parts
The drive from Wellington, Florida to Chicago takes nineteen hours for a family of average luck. Two days between the promise of a new adventure and the realization that I was seeing my house for the last time. Four hours waiting
Fifteen years ago, I wrote a poem. This was fifteen years before I had a name for how I was different. But, I always knew.