Jun 7, 2010

Heart Surgery

After heart surgery he appeared
at supper smiling, though hunched over,
as if his soul had trouble holding him
up
as if he were floating among the worn
tables and ragged cushions despite
himself, despite a ragged slit 
down his shaven chest,
once opened and bared
so intimately touched, so viceral  —




Subscribe to stones of erasmus by Email

Search This Blog