Body Changes

Today my sternum
holds my stress
funny, it’s usually my stomach

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You won’t win

That’s the wrong apple.

Give it up, Joe.

No. I told you which apple
is mine and you ignored
me. Give it back.

Joe. I can’t deal.

Well, you’d need a deck
of cards for that.

Diminutive

Perception of a baby
is skewed
simply because we are shocked
that a human who is a person
can be that small.
So when we look at the feet
and the toes are disproportionately
long, we are caught instead
by the mere millimeters
of the toe nails.