Poetry from Leslea Newman

For sumob­abe, who seems to like poems about hips đź™‚

Ode to My Hips by Leslea Newman

Look out boy
these hips are com­ing through!
These hip­s’ll knock you off your feet
if you don’t make room for them to move.
These hips sway
these hips sashay
these ain’t no size 3½ slim Brooke Shields
teenage boy hyp­o­crit­i­cal hips â€“
these hips are woman hips!
These hips are wide
these hips hypnotize
these hips fill a skirt
the way the wind fills a sail.
These hips have chutzpah
they think they can change the whole world!
When I take these hips out
for a walk on the street
and the sun is shining
and my bones are gleaming
I place my hands on these two hips
and let them speak the truth.

Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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