My Hair Eats Everything

My Hair Eats Everything written by: Barbara Harris Leonhard   Silver pelage. Static cling Velcro mouth gulping my life. My hair, a pantry of my days. Famished patron of my past. It shows in my sheen, the shine Of a clean plate. Baby hair matted with egg, Pureed peas, sour milk, spaghetti sauce, Bits of cereal. Mom’s cleansing spit Over my crown. Kisses planted In the soil of my hair. Luster of life Grows into a hungry coif. The long … Continue reading My Hair Eats Everything