Cough

Threatens to loosen

Brain

Inside my skull

Spots dance before watery

Eyes

Chest feels like small

Car

Pressing down

Modern syrups

Make it laugh

It will have its way

Rattle and roll

In my asthmatic

Chest

Until it finds a home

In another host.

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Novelist, screenwriter, poet. Fan of all things writing, film, music. Married forty-two years. Dog lover.

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Novelist, screenwriter, poet. Fan of all things writing, film, music. Married forty-two years. Dog lover.

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