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Snap, Crackle & Pop

When the ages noises of the body just won't stop

By Crystal RaePublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
Snap, Crackle & Pop
Photo by Dainis Graveris on Unsplash

Although, her skin was tanned and lean

Her body no longer felt like a flexible, youthful machine

So many aches, bruises, and other annoying growing-old cons

Things that make you question at what point it all started going wrong

As far back as I can remember, my right knee would constantly stick while I was in slumber land

Counting back from ten, out loud inside my mind, I would jump up and force myself to stand...

A private little hell I wasn't sure how to share

I could perfectly walk, most times, so no one would really even care

Was this my first red flag my joints would begin retiring at a much younger age

If so, I should have paid more attention to my insides as much as I did wanting to physically look like a model on "that" front page

You get my drift, and why I am not too terribly shocked by the lack of movements and sounds of my bones

Just know one thing... you will continually see me walking, as long and willing, as I am still able to comfortably roam

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About the Creator

Crystal Rae

My honesty is black and white for you to read...

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  • blush n beauty3 months ago

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