John Tansey

Rookie - 191 Points (June 4th,1961...Gemini / Bronx, New York)

Muscle Memory - Poem by John Tansey

Looking in the mirror at fifty

I am getting older
the loss of muscle mass

sink-holing the skin
with pockmarks

my sagging triceps and hamstrings
shows me so.

Ten pounds for every ten years

With such drastic loss of muscle memory,
I forget how to crawl.

John Tansey

Topic(s) of this poem: eclectic

Form: Ballad

Comments about Muscle Memory by John Tansey

  • (12/3/2015 11:59:00 AM)

    we all go there so enjoy your journey.. thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 3, 2015

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