The Cure


days after

that faint burn

of  pleasant Green swirls into

her lungs–

She is chilled by

a blood-tangled emptiness

That pulls her

into lost weeks

where she is

a crumpled lump


in her own foul water

“Nothing Stays Away” by Angie Hoover-Hillhouse

Artwork: “Triform” by Cassidy Rae Limbach

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