Archive for the ‘Shannon Peil’ Category

she told me she had gotten herself
a case of cancer today
and thank god it wasn’t in person
I have a hard enough time typing
empty condolences and hope
without having to look someone in the eye
and she doesn’t believe me anyway
won’t accept my optimistic spill
I told her my aunt did fine
went into remission and lived no worries
she reminded me it killed my mom
thanks for that
so I asked her if she had insurance
said she couldn’t afford it so
I asked her what she was going to do
and her reply was that she’d just die
so I bit my tongue at the young republican
but all I wanted to ask was
still hate public health care?

Read Full Post »