Unwelcome

 living on edge
inhabiting extremes
gave me perspective
 
I lusted for life
tasted thunder
burnt my lips
 
numbed my tongue
with chilled bites
of luscious ice cream
 
moderation slipped
from greying hair
to expanding girth
 
unwanted, unwelcome
entering unannounced
in bylanes of life

4 thoughts on “Unwelcome

  1. Pingback: Attempted Moderation – One Woman's Quest II

  2. “tasted thunder/ burnt my lips” – love your imagery here, Reena. “Moderation slipped from greying hair” – yes! Do you think it is that we become more moderate, or that our “extremes” are less remarkable with age?

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