Ever since menopause set in, I’ve gotten grumpy about my body.
Aging makes me sad.
The vanity issues.
And the bigger issues.
I’m determined to keep in the best shape I can, but alas, time is the Great Winner in the battle of the body, I suspect.
Janine Canan’s poem, “This Body,” socked it to me on first reading.
How dare I not appreciate Body Barbara until her very last day?
What about you?
Are you a body ditzer or a body appreciator?
“This Body” is part of June Cotner’s latest volume, Gratitude Prayers: Prayers, Poems, and Prose for Everyday Thankfulness published in February 2013 by Andrews McMeel Publishing.
I’m giving away one copy of this lovely, upbeat volume. If you’d like to be the winner, simply enter a comment by August 5 saying that you’d like to win. I’m pleased that two of my pieces are included!
Lyle, Lyle, The Crocodile: Congrats to Penny, who won the Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Storybook Treasury.