Jay Sizemore

Jul 3

A poem

Photo by Emiliano Vittoriosi on Unsplash

July 3rd, 2022 in America

Found my first gray pube
while trying and failing
to make myself appear larger:

you see, the penis shrinks
as we age, a fact that most folks
don’t seem to discuss,

probably out of embarrassment.
I almost now look, like a prepubescent,
so small, thin, and…

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.