Kate—To Her Breast Implant

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BobBradshaw
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Kate—To Her Breast Implant

#1 Post by BobBradshaw » 03 Apr 2020, 04:41

Kate—To Her Breast Implant

Where once my left breast
posed in the mirror,
a scar squinted back.

You changed everything.
You handed back my self esteem
like a coat girl returning

my warm cloak on a winter night.
My other breast has grown
accustomed to you,

as if the two of you
had become twin sisters.
Years later, you two will look

like any old couple. Even now
you’re close. When one turns over
in bed the other one follows.

If one of you was lost again
I would be inconsolable.
I'd feel like a wife in a long marriage,

the other side of the bed empty.
Who can replace a lifelong companion?
I look at my husband, and wonder

who between us will go first?

SivaRamanathan
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Re: Kate—To Her Breast Implant

#2 Post by SivaRamanathan » 04 Apr 2020, 14:19

Perfect!

BobBradshaw
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Re: Kate—To Her Breast Implant

#3 Post by BobBradshaw » 05 Apr 2020, 00:06

Thank you, Siva.... appreciate it

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