Flesh

Does one really suppose
that this nose
was better back then
at sniffing out foes
and seeking out friends
amid all the crush
of what new and what fresh
temptations there were
for this soul and this flesh

 

 

poem © copyright Brian Shirra 2012

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One comment on “Flesh

  1. In short…yes. With age, everything begins gradually to smell the same…if at all. 😉

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