I Own My Witchery

Don’t tell me to settle down,
to calm down,
to pipe down.
I’m soaring on wings
made of broken things
made whole by my anger
and I won’t come down.
I won’t back down.
I won’t look down.

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

Maria Shimizu Christensen

Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com