A Poem from Navigating the Old Road

“I’VE BEEN DIAGNOSED…”

 

she said to me across the small

round table in the clattering coffee shop

on what had been a normal Tuesday morning.

 

No! I wanted to cover my ears,

but I watched the foul words leak from her lips

and fill the room

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