I was in love with anatomy
the symmetry of my body
poised for flight,
the heights it would take
over parents, lovers, a keen
riding over truth and detail.
I thought growing up would be
this rising from everything
old and earthly,
not these faltering steps out the door
every day, then back again.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Catherine Anderson's poem Before Sleep

2 Comments

  1. Adrianna says:

    I Love this peom. I think that Catherine Anderson is such a good poet. I dream of being a poet when I grow up.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I thought i was a very well done poem

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