Kim Thomas

Rookie (04/24/54 / Sacramento, California, USA)

Kim Thomas Poems

1. The Girl In Red 4/21/2009
2. Summer Job 4/21/2009
3. A Barbie Doll's Life 4/21/2009
Best Poem of Kim Thomas

A Barbie Doll's Life

If I could, would I opt for a Barbie doll’s life,
and be Ken’s perennially pert trophy wife
with more dresses and coats than I ever could use,
each outfit replete with its own pair of shoes?
With no wrinkles, no stretch marks, my hair never gray,
I’d have nothing to do but look pretty all day.

But if you got tired of my once charming pout,
and my left arm fell off, or my hair all came out,
no matter that you were the one who had caused it,
it’s I who’d get buried somewhere in the closet,
‘til you sold me through eBay on one of your whims,
and...

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