maggie oke

Rookie (1973 / England)

Kilos - Poem by maggie oke

You can weigh my kilos
Count my laps
Stretch my gluteus
Extend my baps
I’m a human cyborg attached to the pedal
Burn the calories
Bruise the saddle
But what of the me the essence the soul
What does it weigh as part of the whole?


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  • (9/1/2006 6:54:00 AM)

    What does it weigh? Sometimes it weighs heavily as we know, maybe more than the whole! I like to believe the soul must have gravity due to it's very nature. See, now you've set me off so therefore a great poem! Esra Sloblock (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 10, 2005



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