Botox Queen

poem by: Cecilia Crasto
Written on Jul 07, 2016

I want the ageing process to slow
Botox they say is the way to go
Vanity overrules caution and trepidation
So off I go on my beauty expedition.

I've decided on Botox with mixed emotions
Am I just a vain woman with crazy notions
Should I go to the GP to fix my gout
I've opted instead for a sultry pout.

I'm in the clinic and I tremble with fright
As the nurse approaches big needle held tight
With a slow steady hand she aims for my lips
I feel the impact right down to my hips.

The pain is horrendous and I want to shout
Then I picture myself with a gorgeous pout
Now she's jabbing at areas showing age
I'll endure the pain then aim for the stage.

As she highlights in detail my every defect
I take a moment on my life to reflect
Why am I doing this what does it prove
If my face is young while I'm in a groove.

I exit the clinic and feel I'm in traction
Now it's time to get the people's reaction
They look at me and then glance away
I peek in a mirror- no better than yesterday!!


Tags: humor, rhyme, pain, wishful,

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Chris Cleverly commented:
I enjoyed this a lot, Thanks for posting
Very good sense of humor in this poem......well written. Very enjoyable!
Christopher Russon commented:
I like this poem .botox big thing these days. My doughter put me on a Detox for a week A soup diet nearly killed me.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Be very careful with any type of diet, the only detox we need is plenty of water, fruit and vegies.
Piya Paul Mudgal commented:
These words are a perfect amalgamation of wit, humour and harmony. It brought a smile on my face. Thanks for writing so effortlessly.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thank you so much for your kind comments.
John Pegg commented:
Nice one. Great sense of humour. When you consider that botulinum toxin was originally developed for biological warfare it's not suprising that treatment is considered with great trepidation. Nicely put in a poem and I like your final evaluation of the treatment!
Maria Williams commented:
Haha, very funny, should have got the gout fixed instead. That put a smile on my face.
Paris Marceau commented:
A good read, i liked this, keep up the good poetry! :)
A previous user commented:
We can't fight the inevitable but we can soften it! Good rhyme and reminder of what's really important.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Thanks dear friends for your kind words, I'm happy if I made you smile.
Geoffrey Brewer commented:
Your humour and honest self awareness are graces that enhance your being....... but yes, it can be tough living in a body. Since all the cells are constantly being replaced, why don't they follow an earlier pattern? C'est la vie!
Frank byrne commented on Nov 05, 2017 at 7:30pm
Grow old gracefully!......funny poem Cecilia.......
Cecilia Crasto commented on Nov 05, 2017 at 10:41pm
The picture I've posted up there was taken 16 years ago when I was 52 let's see who has the courage to post a more recent one showing the ravages of time, people say I haven't changed much, but mirrors don't lie!! Thanks Frank.


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