Elastic Resolve

— Bonnie George

A scale of sorts, my elastic waistband weighs my mood

Result is like heavy, cumbersome time, stretching to encompass

Tense self-torture, lack of control

While longing for release… or at least a little relaxation

I’ll take my flabby thoughts on holiday

And run along the seashore, toning muscles for

Skinny-dipping, skinny looking… skinny something

Oh yes, my resolutions have skinny


Between health food and quality of life

Snap to… O’ Expanded One… snap to!

One thought on “Elastic Resolve

  1. all right bonnie. it’s a good thing i like skinny reading and snappy poems.

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