She fell

.     She fell

like a therm-


in winter


.     the weight

of the fight

too much to

stand under


.     i watched

her smile flat-

line and it

was over


.     the white sheets lay still


Published in Page Seventeen, Issue 8, November 2010


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Published in REM Magazine, Volume 1, November 2010
Republished on Letter.Box.Stamp.Collect, July 2013