Poem 138

There is a gravity in me

my arms my lips my legs my eye

lids forbid youth for gravity

My hips, a long winded sentence

My breasts, a run on rambling

My chin, an incantation

there is a gravity in me,

a slowed down tumble

I am older now than I have ever been

my body knows it, my body dips low

And graces ubiquity – back to the earth

she says, back to sublime

in time, the ventricle sings, due time

-ECW

 

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One thought on “Poem 138

  1. Embracing aging is a tough assignment. Enjoyed the poem. Love the concept of your blog. I have nominated you for a One Lovely Blog award via my akalunchlady blog. Stop by and check out the details if you like.

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