Tessa, I Want To Know How To Deal With Menopause

That day I showed up
in a twitchy blue dress
you’d crotcheted–
one of those homespun
crafty types.
You said something nice
by way of apology. It’s almost winter.
We’d turned into stiff old women
with no eggs left.


Day 28

“Take the phrase “I Want (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write the poem. Possible titles include: “I Want Money,” “I Want a Second Chance,” “I Want My Name in Lights,” “I Want an Extra Hour of Sleep Each Day,” etc.”


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