Ode to My Body

A Poem by May Sarton

I can look

At my body

As an old friend

Who needs my help,

Or an enemy

Who frustrates me

In every way

With its frailty

And inability to cope.

Old friend,

I shall try

To be of comfort to you

To the end.

Write an ode of love and appreciate to your body. Begin with the words, “Dear Body, I want to thank you for….”

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