Lamont Palmer

Veteran Poet - 1,115 Points (July 12th,1962 / Maryland)

Older Dolls - Poem by Lamont Palmer

She still
puts earrings
in her
delicate ears.
But it is the lobe
which is
now most precious;
human gold
upstaging
flashy metal,
in afternoons
quieter
than
the periphery
of
memory.

Topic(s) of this poem: age


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 13, 2018


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