Riley welch is a poet from texas living in colorado. She posts three original poems a week. 

Have you?

Have you ever held a
handstand
for 27 minutes?
Face turning blue,
unable to remember a time when people didn’t stick to the ceiling?
Once I did down dog for so long,
when I stood up,
deliriously disorienting
I gasped
mouth wide—
before moving on to the next pose.

1/22/2019

And when the door is left open,

And then