a poem by Julene Tripp Weaver
Honor in Flames
across her belly, tattooed 'H2O'
on the shaved side of her head.
She tattooed 'HONOR' --
each letter on a toe of her right foot.
Next, she plans flames traveling
the length of her legs. She lived in a
tree for a year, breathed to it at night --
a large Sequoia whose sap penetrated
her bones. She is on fire and will burn