Monday, April 20, 2015

Day's Sweater Is Shrinking, I'm Thinking...



 Could we have a heavy raincoat with the sweater, please?! It's cold, soggy stitching on time's loom today...


I struggle into the sleeves of a new you
Tell me, 
Are you shrinking?
For 
it seems to me you come to
Your end while I'm still busy thinking
And long before I am wont to undress
And 
let you be part of Past’s nothingness


There is always a little too little of you
Or 
do I rebel at your constraint
As 
Wanderlust weighs against my to-do
lists, 
Gratefulness exceeds my complaint
For lo, here you are tickling sleep from my skin
Tugging at my arm to begin again

© Janet Martin

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