This was written in a response to a challenge in my writers’ group to write a poem about ‘changes’.


At first 

the change

is imperceptible

A liking for something

you never liked before

Then the first flicker

Did you imagine it?

It feels like the flutter of

a butterfly wing

The clothes you wore     

no longer fit

and strangers 


your stomach

like they own it


out of the blue 

one day

the first kick

takes your breath away

What a surprise

Your body is changing

before your eyes.  

© Andrea Neidle, My Life in Poems

3 thoughts on “BLOG POST #238 – CHANGES

  1. Hi Andrea
    I gave this top marks! Lovely idea and I am pleased Ian was able to show the shape of the poem on the website.
    See you later.
    Best wishes,

    Liked by 1 person

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