Lumps & Bumps

 

There are wrinkles, lines,

Osteo- this, osteo- that,

And then the bumps –

Perplexing lumps

From nowhere,

Showing up and growing,

Coming, and not going.

Bother!

You think cancer, other

Causes and annoyances:

Worry, costs and doctors.

Signs and trends!

Oh, brother,

Will they never end,

These changes downward foul and fetid,

Sour, dour, cowardly?

Unsightly forms

Informing us

Of beauty’s loss, songs unsung,

Boss death and wretched other wrongs?

 

Lumps & Bumps 5.29.2016

Circling Round Aging; Birth, Death & In Between II; 5.29.2016

Arlene Corwin

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    • arlenecorwin
      Nov 13, 2017 @ 18:07:02

      Dear Tas Ransel, I’m so consumed with writing I haven’t looked at comments till this minute. Like you, I’ve found them by accident – well, almost. Finding yours ‘makes my day’ as they say. Well, if you give me a Follow, I’ll be as grateful as an I-don’t-know-what (whatever the superlative of grateful is). I’m on my 17th book, my last two having come out only recently: “Circling Round Everything” and Birth, Death & In Between II”. You’re welcome to email me anytime. email:arlene.corwin@gmail.com. Then I’ll be delighted to tell you more. And do, do find the time to read my stuff. Warmly, Arlene

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    Sep 22, 2017 @ 10:47:19

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    • arlenecorwin
      Sep 22, 2017 @ 13:29:36

      Dear Jestin,
      Firstly, let me give humble thanks for your use of the word ‘superb’. Now to you question, do I know of any discussion forums…, the answer is no. I consult myself, and am myself a discussion forum, getting my tips from self observation and observation all around me. A long time yogi, I teach one class a week encouraging my lovely women (for they are mostly women)to be as observant. That is the best school. I read a great deal, consult Google a great deal, get tips from everyone and everywhere – and write it all down as poetry, my 16th book coming soon. I’m on Facebook. Just Google my name, it’s bound to show up in a number of places. You’re always welcome to contact me, question me in any form you wish.

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