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A holiday poem

Photo by Sheri Hooley on Unsplash

She’s chalk now,
Brittled by the trauma of years
And framed against a pink floral lounge chair
Propped up — an elaborate decoration —
by some young, strong male relative
Who’s gone off now to enjoy a beer

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Joe Shetina

They/he. Writer of fiction, screenplays, plays, reviews, essays, and poetry. Chicago. https://linktr.ee/jshetina