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Lexington Poetry Month
article by
Beatrice Underwood-Sweet

My parents claim
I was six weeks overdue.
I’ve always thought they miscalculated.
Then again, maybe I liked it in there,
because now every time I slide into the water–
pool or river or sea–
it feels like coming home.

2 responses to “Overdue”

  1. Jim Lally says:

    intuitive, emotional, ultra-sensitive: musta been a water baby

  2. Anne Hayden says:

    very sweet – I know the feeling

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