Nineteen Stones.

Today I weighed in

Much as a beached whale might.

Full nineteen as a stone,

Not in the least

As The Neolithic,

Or a Druid.

I and bone,

I am not young and sinue.

I tread a withered weathered path.

Heavy handed and with tongue.

Today I weighed on scales

Today I changed.

Christopher Thompson

©️2020

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