Subcutaneous

The dead heaviest
I’d ever, ever been.
Paunchy two fifteen.
Pounds, not o’clock.

 

Belly fat, jowel fat,
Brain fat, will fat.
Distorted, plumped,
Stalled, and stumped.

 

How did it happen?
When did it happen?
What, where and how
From here? From now!

(Source: “Moribundignant”, 40×41: Midlife Crisis Postponed)

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