Shoulders

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He steps out of the shower and into his body,
trying it on,
situating the muscles atop the bones,
adjusting the mass, the dimensions,
shaking out the width, the stability,
judging the play of gravity,
and just how
the weight of the world
will sit
on it today.

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4 responses »

  1. Absolutely lovely!!!! I love the “shaking out the width, the stability….” and that he “steps out of the shower and into his body.” Wonderful writing. So glad to read this today!! Bravo for writing this Amy!!! Looking forward to reading more of your exquisite poetry!!

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