Karen Brenchley
1 min readNov 20, 2019

Damn Icarus and his melted wings.
Poor depth perception
and willful heart
echo through the ages,
but what I hear
what I’m told
says never try,
as my own wings strain
and my fingertips burn

Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin on Unsplash



Karen Brenchley

Product manager for machine learning and data science, aikido nidan, published fiction writer, MS survivor