I gave you my nose:
a perky nose, not vaguely classic.
I gave you my hair:
the colour, the texture, the volume
so you should keep it
(be nice to your poor balding father,
don’t rub that in).
I gave you my height
(sorry about that).
I gave you my obsessive nature:
all into the current interest
for as long as the interest lasts.
I gave you my shoe lust
and an appreciation for the unique.
I’m not sure where you got that charm
that drags the ladies to you,
or the way you stretch your dimes
or your athletic discipline.
It’s fun to see your inheritance
blinking back at me from those
lovely, hazel eyes.