This poem is the result of a 5 minute free writing, exercise. The exercise was to use the first line of the Walt Whitman poem Song of Myself: "I celebrate myself, and sing myself" and write whatever came to mind. This is the essentially unedited version of what resulted.

Image and text is copyrighted  ©Hannah Tiernan.
Music is an extract from Passando, composed by Mattia Vlad Morleo, under license.