Quit

Once there was.
And once there was not.

Hand. Wrist. Arm. Nub.
Myth of grasp.

All those stitches for naught.
Gangrene’s steady march.

Brain to action to loss.
Kicking. Screaming. Numb.

Draped in helplessness.
Corner sitter.

Exotic mark
on sexual check box list.

copyright © 2022 Kenneth P. Gurney

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