11.18.2017

Romance

When
you are super-aware
of how your skin feels
that extra pull
beneath your chin
like a depressed sail
or sad old elastic
how your eyes leak
in every kind of weather
how your arms
well
you pull on your sweater
as your old man walks by
grabs your ass and says
sexy wife
then
you remember

#18 of 30 Poems in November to benefit the Center for New Americans. Today’s theme is ROMANCE.

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