Some women have it all.
They have 9 pairs of $874 dollars worth of Lululemon yoga stretchies.
But you, you’ve got a biz.
A love that will outlast 26 poses
and a trip to Vail.
While your biz may not feel like having
it all at the moment.
It goes beyond the proscribed definition
of all. That “all” is a social construct
and your bigger than those walls.
They don’t fit you.
Your too much
Maybe it’s all in your shoulders.
They’re gonna get blistering sexy
Your arms may tilt left
towards the third eye of the moon
while understanding that your
tenacity will never encounter
the promise of failure.
Some women have no future,
no compunction, no reality.
They just do what they want to do,
while embodying what they are told to do.
If that sounds like having it all,
while you work to your knuckle meat.
Then, you Love,
will forever be running after it
All, to find nothing.
CJ Johnson is an author and emerging screenwriter. Her first book is titled, Woman Steps In Poetry and Prose, where All Or Nothing first appeared. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Screenwriting at Wilkes University. Her work is always rooted in a poetic voice.