Today's poem is by Andrew Demcak
Your cancer was trimmed with blue scissors.
You folded like a Parisian rag rug,
a tourist in the sterile, chemo room.
little fugues from fingertips,
tissue patterns issuing from your body.
loose ends rethreaded.
Stitched with a sash of mango crepe,
costly silk in venous pleats,
Your rebirth came as a daffodil cape.
Copyright © 2009 Andrew Demcak All rights reserved
from A Single Hurt Color
GOSS 183: CASA MENENDEZ
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