It's A Beautiful Morning (Outside My Window)
Originally uploaded by lorenzodom
Ain’t No Escaping
There ain’t no escaping getting older.
Some mornings it seems that my only respite
is that I still have a healthy libido.
Otherwise, I’m feeling it:
Painful stress in my shoulders from
the tidal wave of emotions of the X
the unbearable weight of bills
the never-ending excuses from my publisher.
After shaking it all off—
stretching a little, combing my hair, having my second of coffee
I feel better about myself and despite the lingering signs of age
I gauge that I’ll be okay—
I still get those looks from strangers on the street,
I still can punch out verse upon a whim,
I still can capture those decisive moments,
I’ve still got my libido.
(R&O thank you for the inspiration)
Rose, Olive & Me