getting old on sunday (20170129)

i noticed the skin
on the side of my left hand
below the smallest finger
at the joint of the wrist
and thought
what old man is that
attached to
as it typed
at my keyboard
veins like a relief map
made of flour, salt, and water

13 thoughts on “getting old on sunday (20170129)”

    1. I appreciate your saying so! But the last time I put my hands under an electric hand drawer, I was shocked by just how much my skin flapped around. Reminded me of those astronaut training films when they’re strapped into the vomit comet.

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