You can sleep
My older brother wants what he wants. He puts dibs on the gumdrops.
My younger brother sees a chocolate cat. A chocolate cat!
I want to make the rules. I want the microphone. I want this kingdom
to be inhabited by a citizenry that understands decency.
Nancy Kangas lives in Columbus, Ohio. Her poetry has been published in print and online, and for over a decade she edited Nancy’s Magazine. She writes and draws for Muse magazine, and often teaches poetry in residencies sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council. Nancy works as a cut-flower grower, florist and public librarian.