A Sickness

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Cover image: Pixabay.com.

A Sickness

Worn out, she is;

her skin the palest alabaster.

A sigh escapes...

no words,

as though the act of speaking

requires way too much

effort.

The doctor prescribes a tonic,

ferrous enriched;

but all the iron in the world

would not cure what ails her.


Submitted: April 19, 2021

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Mike S.

Excellent take on the pic, Hull

Tue, April 20th, 2021 4:55pm

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Thanks, Mike!

Wed, April 21st, 2021 7:44am

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