Poem: Styles for Sylphs

04/02/2013 at 6:19 AM 2 comments

Styles for Sylphs

Aging bodies, changing shape

Don’t like the way clothes now drape

Weight has shifted to my waist

Saggy in butt, not my taste

 –

Dressed like old crone not my aim

Mass production is the blame

Store bought trousers, blue jeans too

All are made for select few

 –

You might say they don’t know

The varied shapes women grow

I do not believe that is true

This indifference is not new

 –

Stylers design to impress

Don’t want plump girls in their dress

Market to young pretty sylphs

Not those bodies whose parts shift

 –

Must be why you often see

Older women, much like me

Attired in pants which bag and droop

Or joining the stretch pant group

June Nash

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. likeitiz  |  04/08/2013 at 8:23 PM

    The perils of growing old!

    Reply
    • 2. gigglinggranny  |  04/15/2013 at 11:00 PM

      Yes, I remember my mother having the same complaints when I was young. LOL!

      Reply

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Original poetry. Copyright 2012, June Nash

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