Stolen Heart

In December, he stole

her heart.


In July, over a year later,

she took it back.


He stole for sport:

bicycles, baseball cards, stereos, music….


He pilfered from

dumpsters, city dumps, and his work.


All privileges were stolen -

trusts, time, rights, dignities.


He burgled hearts, their songs,

and more.






Nicole Taylor has many hopeful projects, no MFA's and is an artist, a hiker, a volunteer and a dancer, formerly in DanceAbility. She blogs at,, and