Richard Kalfus


Richard Kalfus Poems

1. Eturn To Washington Heights 11/12/2015
2. The Changing Face Of Beauty 2/12/2016
3. Dr. Posner 4/1/2016
4. A Lament Of The Aging 10/15/2015

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (10/16/2015 4:02:00 AM)

    dear Richard Kalfus - Richard - WELCOME at PH! We needed you.. ;)
    Blessings

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A Lament Of The Aging

A LAMENT OF THE AGING

I am old.
So I’ve been told
By magazines and TV commercials
Portraying perfect complexions,
Perfect hair, no bald men here
Perfect, sculpted bodies,
Ready to jog
to save the world
In a cancer run

Am I envious?
You bet I am!

I am naked
So many years ago.
Standing before the army doctor
Who wrote, without a word:
“The 19 year old is fit to serve.”

A quick glance in the mirror now
to register
the wrinkled, blotchy face
The protruding stomach
The breasts I never had
The bald head of Mr. ...

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