I am the cane that steadies you.
I am the solid wall
that keeps your chair from tipping.
When you feel abandoned,
I am your last friend.
Trust me, I’m always here for you.
Isn’t that what anger is for?
Nolcha has written all her life, starting with poop and crayons on the walls. Her poems have been published in WyoPoets News, Duck Head Journal, Ancient Paths, Dark Entries, The Red Lemon Review, Agape Review, Bullshit Literary Magazine, Storyteller’s Refrain, Wilder Literature, Paddler Press, the 2022 WyoPoets chapbook Emergence, Gone Lawn, Levatio’s first issue Serenity, and Spirit Fire Review. Her chapbook, “My Father’s Ghost Hates Cats,” is available on Amazon. In the spring 2022, Alien Buddha Press will publish her chapbook, “The Big Unda.” In July/August 2022, Dancing Girl Press will publish her chapbook, “Why Chicken Explodes in the Microwave.”