"I guess I'm kind of a free spirit, or as my dad says, the artistic type. That can be good when it comes to working with watercolors or poetry, but sometimes it also gets me into trouble. I'm a little boy crazy, too, but I'm trying to work on that. One teacher called me impulsive. Well, I think that means one day I'll be living in France, studying art and living the Bohemian life. No more curfews or getting grounded! I can't wait!!"
Up With Lulu
I sing in marigold
I dance in a stretched canvas
I ask monkeys to pose in the nude
I babysit still life
bald steamed dumplings
16 symmetrical orange slices
in a sweet ’n sour cabbage patch
I wash dishes on a stool and dry them on an easel
I sketch on a menu
I recite the directions from Teaneck to Paris
I come from a Chinese vault, now an adopted Gemini
I speak in artist
to a friendly audience wearing headphones
I cut and paste short people
I pray in Methodist, electric hymnal
up with techno!
I swing and miss
I peddle, I spin
I whirl — stationary
I believe in sunrise
in all its oversaturated shades of pumpkin
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