Let others work out at the gym!
Why emulate or envy them?
I much prefer my own routine
Within a more domestic scene.
No NordicTrack, no Peloton,
A chaise longue is what I get on.
Reclining there without complaint,
I daily exercise restraint.
lives and writes in Georgia (USA). Her work has appeared previously in Light
and recently in Alabama Literary Review
, North Dakota Quarterly
, and Tar River Poetry
. Her latest collection is Never Enough Already