Listen to Miriam Culy read her poems.
Red crosses sit on most of the chairs,
in a waiting room where no one else is
waiting. I sanitise my pre-washed hands,
nervously, before you call me through:
come in / sit down / how can I help you?
I can sense that you are smiling at me:
though I can’t peer through your mask,
I can see it in your friendly blue eyes,
the only facial feature not hidden /
covered / protected by PPE.… Read more “Poetry by Miriam Culy”
Listen to Jesse Rice-Evans read her poems, “Patron Saint of Lost Causes” and “[Interlude with Essay abt Pain]”
Patron Saint of Lost Causes
after Grey’s Anatomy S01E08
I start a new strain of antibiotics, spend every night you’re out of town in bed fluffed with heating pads, my family thinking I’m certifiable, correlating seizures with visions, chicken with forgiveness.… Read more “Poetry by Jesse Rice-Evans”
Listen to “Redefining the pain scale,” read by Jennifer Brough.
1. Remember when we first met? We laid out our dreams like a picnic spread and walked so closely even the darkness was warm. i loved you almost instantly.
2. In the archives of my life, i’m sure there have been years without pain but have misplaced the files.… Read more ““Redefining the pain scale” by Jennifer Brough”