I May Stay This Year

This chair scars

my icy rear

as I sit

each year

cram meat, sherry, cream, ham.

This mass rite

may harm

Merry Christ, yes!

Yet I stay.

I raise my arm;

I say the charm.

This is Christmas.

She/They. Lost Kiwi. Gàidhlig learner. #mullstones. Here to write, live, love & cry a little. Ekphrasis is her aesthetic. Demi/Pan. #TransAlly #BlackLivesMatter