Convergence / Health / Politics / Vol. 2 No. 3

Heard Immunity

Susan Bee, Jacob's Ladder

Image Credit: Susan Bee, Jacob’s Ladder, (2019, 24″ x 18″, oil and enamel on linen). Courtesy of the artist.

Sometimes as I wander
loose among pangs
and pongs of unsolicited

remorse, I cast aside
the bromides that shield
my thoughts from

a disease I fear
I cannot shake
casting stones across

the waters of my
losses as one drowning
imagines shore.

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