Miss Demeanor

It's the way you stand there,

the way you carry yourself

as if to say

others should carry you,

that keeps us intrigued.

It's the way your conduct

conducts electric bubbles

in our saliva,

reminding us

how we share your language,

when we'd rather

share your tongue.

It's the way you behave

with us boys

when you take our toys;

those minimal thefts committed

each time

you open your voice.

It's your way,

and it's downright


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Jessica R's picture

This is good except for that "open your voice" line :-)