Poetry of the Soul

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. ~Thomas Gray

Jogging April 20, 2010

Filed under: poetry — laurenmichelleotheim @ 10:43 pm

the skin of her thighs billowing behind her

undulating, up down, up down, up, down

One foot forward,  mechanically

in total opposition of the gracefully flowing

fat cells unseen in polite society

(c) Lauren Otheim – 2010

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13 Responses to “Jogging”

  1. brian Says:

    fat cells flowing…ewww…smiles.

  2. trisha Says:

    🙂 good one. funny one actually.

  3. petemarshall1 Says:

    this made me laugh, spring is here & out comes the thighs!!!

  4. Ji Says:

    vivid observations,
    how creative you are.

  5. Ji Says:

    http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/you-are-perfect-poet-at-week-14-award-announcement/

    week 14 the perfect poet award reminder,
    hope that you enjoy the fun.

    Happy Wednesday!

  6. JStar Says:

    Very detailed in so few words…Love it!! I am here by way of Jingle…

  7. moondustwriter Says:

    Funny and well done

  8. dustus Says:

    Reading your last few poems, I’m struck by how your observations are both witty and fit the pieces so well. Thanks

  9. wordwand Says:

    funny description indeed.well done.

  10. trisha Says:

    Dear lauren,
    Your friendship is truly a cherished gift to me. Just a little gift for you at my blog specially decked up for awards- accepting and sharing.
    With warmest affections,
    http://window2mysoul.wordpress.com/2010/04/22/friendship-cherished/

  11. tjhagger Says:

    This made me smile, it paints a lovely picture!

  12. Pomello Says:

    What a lovely poem!

  13. trisha Says:

    where are you?

    hope all is well. happy weekend!


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