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My Body in Water

stone un-carved
house unclean
budget unbalanced
I escape
swimsuit in hand
on the 2 downtown

off at 4th
past goldfish Wilma
pause at Moore’s Vertebrae
across Madison to the Y

I sink into the pool
immersed
unbound
re-wombed
worries unfettered

under water
I remember
to breathe

My Body in Water

stone un-carved
house unclean
budget unbalanced
I escape
swimsuit in hand
on the 2 downtown

off at 4th
past goldfish Wilma
pause at Moore’s Vertebrae
across Madison to the Y

I sink into the pool
immersed
unbound
re-wombed
worries unfettered

under water
I remember
to breathe

Susan Lulu  51, Seattle

 
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