Bodies Reject The Idea That Because Of Their Maturity They Must Stop   Growing Taller
(bone presses against the red parts of soft skin
testing to see how long it’ll stretch itself into tent home,
how many more minutes it can stand to contain such an audacious tenant)

It’s where the finger bone connects to nail bed that the growth is winning;
I would watch it carefully to make sure you don’t escape you skin.
That happened once to a girl down the street, you know
she was so busy watching how she was growing sideways
she didn’t noticed that she was growing up and down again-
Her bones popped right out of the bottom of her feet and no one’s seen past her knees since