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HOT STUFF

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HOT STUFF

How come I never looked like Hot Stuff in a sundress?
My sundresses by comparison look anemic and shapeless
My figure is not what it used to be (it is hopeless)
It’s fallen down, spread out and looks a trifle excessive
Hot Stuff’s figure is lush, provocative and caressive
Her sundress is stylish, vivid and really expensive
My secondhand garb lacks style and are oppressive
Maybe a sundress worn at seventy-five is not impressive 
Whereas, Hot Stuff’s body and dress are “in your face” aggressive
Am I too hard on myself, too critical and depressive?
Let’s face it; I’ll never look like Hot Stuff in a sundress
Just thinking about it makes me manic-depressive
Hot Stuff’s look is suggestive and expressive
Whereas mine is age-regressive and inexpressive
I never looked like Hot Stuff in retrospect
Yet we all have “our day” in one way or another, I suspect
I had mine so it’s time to step back and reflect
(Kindly!) on our replacements without resentment
Wishing them splendor in the sun without impediment.


“The Sundress”
Carol Zic

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  1. Date: 4/9/2011 6:06:00 AM

    Congratulation's on your fine win Carol in Constance's wonderful contest....:)

  1. Date: 4/4/2011 12:04:00 PM

    Carol, this is a strong introspective poem. I really enjoy the internal rhymes and how they help move this poem along. Congratulations~!

  1. Date: 4/4/2011 7:57:00 AM

    Wonderful write with nice rhyming!Congrats on your win---kashinath

  1. Date: 4/4/2011 6:48:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win Carol in Constance La France's contest "The Sundress". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 6:57:00 PM

    Hmm I think "Hot Stuff" wouldn't hold a candle to your charm & wit though, Carol! I think the zest within is what would make you hot stuff yourself ;) Congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 6:24:00 PM

    Congratulations on the ninth place win in the contest, Carol

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 6:06:00 PM

    Congrats Carol on your wonderful win in the sundress contest luv.. with this awesome write and entry .. wonderful write .. enjoy your top ten win with luv..

  1. Date: 3/24/2011 7:08:00 AM

    I must tell you there have been so many diverse poems shared here at PoetrySoup yesterday and this morning that I am just now being able to read. Each one is a treasure to the poet who wrote it. It is a pleasure to me to be able to read them. I am so happy yours was among the ones I have read today Carol the best to you in Constance's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/23/2011 7:04:00 PM

    Thank you for supporting my contest.

  1. Date: 3/23/2011 2:10:00 PM

    hot and now im full of smiles.. sure enjoyed Carol, bright... take care,..p.d.