Rainbow Salad
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Rainbow Salad

That Old Bitch

That old liar

Blue paint
Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash

Ah yes, there she is, my old companion depression,

there she is draped over the couch

unsexy as sprung undergarments

busy only with adjustment to a new normal.

She growls when approached, so I leave her alone

to hitch herself to the kitchen and back, to the bathroom,

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Jackie Olsen

Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers