Portrait Part 1: Flaws

Duck feet, square hands.

Jelly roll around the waist.

Board butt on thunder thighs

looks as though she dressed in haste


Pocked face, apple-shaped

lips too thin to pencil in

bulbous nose, lopsided ears

one hair growing on my chin


Once long hair now falling out

dyed to hide the graying crew

knees that sound like breaking twigs

Feeling older than I knew.


NaPoWriMo 2014:  Day 16


1 Comment

  1. Kash Srinivasan said,

    April 16, 2013 at 4:25 pm


    Sent from my iPhone

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