Inside my head is a womb!
My eyes and ears are Fallopian tubes,
channels wherein sperm/ideas
Gestation sets its own terms —
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accepting no clock or calendar.
I'm a lady-in-waiting —
and waiting and waiting.
In the fulness of time labor begins;
blood, sweat and tears for company.
I endure contortions and contractions
as I organize and exorcise.
Behold! A head/ing appears
upon a paper sheet
and then a body quite complete
and finally — a tale!
I utter a screech of joy
as it starts its life
conceived to taunt and tantalize
you and you and you ....