#171. for the pain in my heart

February 12, 2010

for the pain in my heart

to become
the black dog
or to wrestle with it
fur soft comfort beneath the hand
warmed by the hot breath
of mortality
i fear only being abandoned
by death.

3 Responses to “#171. for the pain in my heart”

  1. Rich said

    quite the heavy dude. Hope its not cabin fever.

  2. Sara said

    Oy! I’m plotzing.

  3. “mortality
    i fear only being abandoned
    by death.”
    I once told Grandma Francis that I was very scared of death. She told me when it comes to that time, you are ready for it…

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