by Margaret Fieland

I’m sorry for going off on you,
spewing about unreasonable expectations,

co-workers’ incompetence,
long hours,

terminal fatigue,
and never-ending crisis mode.

I went to yoga and meditated.
I’m calmer.

But, man, lay off.

Born and raised in New York City, Margaret Fieland has been around art
and music all her life. Her poems and stories have appeared in
journals such as Turbulence Magazine, Front Range Review, and All
Rights Reserved. She is one of the Poetic Muselings. Their poetry
anthology, “Lifelines,” was published by Inkspotter Publishing in
November, 2011. You may visit her website,