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talking to tesla

(“You may have today. Tomorrow belongs to me!” ~ Tesla, shortly before his death)


Recorded Reading:


talking to tesla

he said
i was actually
quite happy there at the end
with my birds

i’d let it all go
by then, you see —
glory and the
struggle for glory

knew my own
contribution to have been,
successfully made

or as successfully
as i could manage, anyway

i could rest, then, and

always did
love to dream

like a child at play
in the fields of the mind…

all the people around me saw,
of course, was:

low rent

‘what a comedown’
‘such a tragedy’

called me paranoid

they generally do
when you have little money

but can see the future


This poet is physically disabled. Public housing being insufficient to her medical and creative needs, she is presently livingin order to continue workingin her minivan, publishing all of her works using one thumb on the touch screen of her smartphone at an income of a fraction of her nation’s poverty level. She would treasure any donation you might care to offer ~ ● #72D-31S



Published by Ana Daksina

Read worldwide one million times, Ana Daksina is a Troubador of the coming age.

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