Susan Lacovara

Gold Star - 8,677 Points (1963 / New York)

Attire - Poem by Susan Lacovara

I wear your words,
fresh from the laundry of lusting
They fit just right
No matter the shift
of later life pounds
That present themselves
without advance notice
I slip you over my head
Letting you fall all about my shape
Skipping and skimming over
my worn from winter body
Your touch fits like a glove

I roll the silk of your stocking smile
The length of my leg
You make me prettier
than i could ever be

With the accessories of your truth
Your trust...
I braid belts of fine leather
To lash around my waist
Reach for a colorful scarf of serenity
To strewn about my shoulders
Adding hues of deliberate defiance
To the fading gray of compliance

I toss on a coat of thick fabric YOU
Know I shall not be chilled today
By the friction of forecast
I wear you, your sweetness, your sensibility
Your logical patterned prints
As my latest collection
From my favorite designer

Topic(s) of this poem: love, love and art

Form: Prose Poem

Poet's Notes about The Poem

(04/03/15) My new apparel....a beautiful outlook! Goes well with everything!

Comments about Attire by Susan Lacovara

  • Sekharan Pookkat (5/19/2015 9:20:00 AM)

    A perfect wear suits your sweetness and sensibility (Report) Reply

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  • Bharati Nayak (5/17/2015 11:33:00 AM)

    The poem is so unique in its imagery and expression.Thank you for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Burkett (5/5/2015 10:13:00 PM)

    Sensual... capturing a moment... I really like the attitude! : -) (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (4/24/2015 5:58:00 PM)

    Beautiful attire you wore, making you filled with joy and satisfaction, Your happiness was at galore. (Report) Reply

  • Sekharan Pookkat (4/16/2015 8:31:00 AM)

    A robe perfectly knitted to the shape
    Skipping and skimming over
    the logical patterns preferred
    To wear without advance notice - I like it
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 3, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, April 3, 2015

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