Love and Chemo

a frazzled thief in the burn
she came to me disorganized

and knobbed
and reaching up short

a lost wax casting
a mecca of bones in bright drapery

come and lose this she said
ride the raves the light ball ends

guitars and thin nickel strings
and rumored fathers

in this skinny hour
before noon

only from courtesy
I must keep you dead, she said

as radiation in the mouth and spine
humanized acid; arctic life

a lover knows when to leave
the summit and ledge

thin as one degree of tangent
this brief high nakedness

3 responses to “Love and Chemo

  1. Pingback: Love and Chemo — Craig Brandis https://craigbrandis.com/2018/10/25/love-and-chemo/ – „Ingerii sunt spirite inaripate, prietene cu spiritul tau inaripat.“

  2. The language here is like jewelry. Terrific!

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