Everything is Maya

Back home , the pony-tailed girls
Hopscotched four chalk squares.
God, how pony tails ding-donged!

We old girls play ,bald and ribald.
Like you we believe we have won.
They think they have ,poor things.

(remembering Maya Angela’s poem Harlem Hopscotch)

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