Fat Bottom Girl Said What

When my ass talks, people listen.

Parchment

how long until my skin

becomes paper

thin as the crepe de chine

abandoned in the back of your closet

full of moth holes

forgotten after Senior Prom ’65

where once there was buoyancy

and the ability to reproduce

now the organism

withers and dies

starving

void of the nourishment

of human touch

if only you could

wrap it up in tissue

and send it to me special delivery

the words

‘handle with care’

stamped upon my battered flesh (instead of the box it arrives in)

and whispered in my brain

ad nauseam

like a broken record

daring you to heal

what was long since destroyed

by angry hands

 

 

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Parchment

  1. Martin on said:

    You have great talent my friend !

  2. Jerry Bradford on said:

    I love your poetry

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