I have layers of
Clothes and I wear
Them  all at once
My  t-shirts shirts
Jumpers  coats woollens
Stuff themselves
Round  my  body
Make  me  thick,
Unwieldy, I cannot
Lift my arms and
Legs  my heart
Beats slowly beneath
This weight
I perambulate
Walk  like an
Inflated dummy
Cannot  relate
To  this
Leaden  fatness
Fastened onto
My  limbs.

I would be
A  balloon
Filled with
Light and
I would
From  here
And  shed
These  layers;
Peel myself free.
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