Catherine Anderson


Before Sleep - Poem by Catherine Anderson

I was in love with anatomy
the symmetry of my body
poised for flight,
the heights it would take
over parents, lovers, a keen
riding over truth and detail.
I thought growing up would be
this rising from everything
old and earthly,
not these faltering steps out the door
every day, then back again.

Topic(s) of this poem: love


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 25, 2016

Poem Edited: Monday, January 25, 2016


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