Extra fold

old_couples_in_love_are_so_cute_640_01Love after middle-age

it is said

can be ungainly

at best

no place to disguise or hide

extra folds

we are bodies desperately in need

of hiding behind clothes

like the unwashed memories

of youth seek showy fornication

we find pleasure

in subtle fantasy

when we really have to

unwrap for real

it’s like eating too much sugar

and wishing you hadn’t

yet

reaching for more

oh go on

indulge yourself

you’re free now

tear up your ticket

leave behind

the rules

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8 thoughts on “Extra fold

  1. It’s true though. This thought is on the minds of many who especially don’t appreciate their own bodies or who crave acceptance from their lover / life partner. And there’s the age factor as mentioned here. Well written

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