Upside Down

Published in the 2011 Anthology of Poems:

They throw her childhood
Over her head,
Like some paint bucket
Upside down,
Only later she gets to see
What is inside.
A life time –
Where it all runs down
No matter how often we change
Our costumes and clothes.

© Colleen Yorke. All rights reserved. 2015
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