Saturday, October 1, 2016

Now I Know

Found out about an hour ago.
No more waking up

wondering. It happened
last year, day after Christmas.
Leukemia. Your girlfriend
still cries. A girlfriend!
At 69! Way to go, Dad.

You never could stand
to be alone, could you? No.
That was for the rest of us.

First appeared in The Blotter - July 2016

1 comment:

  1. this is brilliant, so painful, but brilliant.