When years ago my mother-in-law
bemoaned the fact that
to stay steady on her feet
she had to exchange
her stylish heels for flats,
I shrugged off her complaint
as a small concession to growing older.
Now that it’s my turn
to scale down to comfortable shoes
I realize that parting with my heels
is more than a minor inconvenience
and may be a kind of dress rehearsal
preparing me for my final leave-taking
which I will undertake unadorned.
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No Longer Room for Stones
I cannot really change how tall I am, but I can change how tall I stand...
I asked her to run with me this morning and she declined, politely, as one who is at pains to not cause pain...
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Liliana Kohann is a writer, singer/songwriter, inspirational poet, filmmaker, and illustrator. "A Thin Book of Fat Poems by Liliana Kohann is a wonderful book of poetry and journal entries that will take you on a journey of self-discovery. A perfect gift for any woman (or man) who wants to make powerful changes in her life and be entertained in the process...." —Reader's FavoriteSHOP