The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
I've touched on this territory before, but a number of unrelated factors, including a whale, a medical procedure, a cartoon, and something I saw in the parking lot outside Peet's coffee this morning, conspired to bring it to my consciousness again this week. And what's mine is ours:
Pieces of Something
Ankles, muscles, spleens and hearts
Taken as component pieces
From the deck a hand is dealt
The arbitrariness of skin
Copyright © 2009 by Dave Grossman
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