Grasp that wrench in your strong
And capable hands.
Insert that screwdriver into the nails
Lining my spine.
Twist and twist and twist.
Place that wrench at the base of my neck.
Turn and turn and turn.
I am too young to move
Like a machine.
Oil won’t silence these squeaky gears.
By Erin, WA state
I’m a college student who lives to read and write!