poet Ted Kooser

Ted Kooser

At the Cancer Clinic

She is being helped toward the open door
that leads to the examining rooms
by two young women I take to be her sisters.
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  • Stephen Loomes (6/30/2018 2:33:00 AM)

    If you take them to be her sisters, and they are young, then she too, must be young and very ill with funny knit cap, a signal of chemotherapy in contrast to the crisp white sails of the nurses clothes. Abject misery measured against sororial love, patience from the sterility of health and clean white sails, and of course the waiting maw of the examination room; stark but good.

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    susan thorkildsen(10/3/2018 4:32:00 PM)

    So is your review! !

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