Sunday, January 10, 2016

January 10


3 comments:


  1. Flower her

    A
    simple
    beauty
    doing
    her
    duty
    to
    comprise
    of
    petals
    and
    corolla
    with the
    fragrances
    we soak
    in
    the
    fantasy
    with
    the
    petals
    and
    the stem

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  2. Foreign
    Object
    Feeding tube

    Poked out

    From your
    Stomach.

    You said
    Breathlessly

    Tomorrow

    You
    Were going
    Home.

    The doc
    Order
    Said

    Aspira-
    tion
    Precau-
    tion
    Which means

    Staff must
    Not let
    Tube feed
    Regurgi-
    Tate into
    Your stomach.

    Stomach
    Acid
    Kills.

    But you were
    Obese.

    Heavy
    To move.

    When I
    Returned
    The chart read

    ICU
    Transfer.

    No mention
    You slipped
    Down in bed.

    Gravity
    Escorting
    Stomach
    Acid

    Amok.

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  3. reflection: long line felt easy to tell a story; but short line seemed to help find the essentials

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