I Envy Her This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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“I envy the challenge,” I said to her. I meant it.
Incoming weeks of fatigue. Her complaints of battery acid and blood.
Insistent questions from vultures,
Their concerned faces – masking gossip.
A year later her hair is coming in.
I said to her, “I envy your guts.”

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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bookwormchick said...
Aug. 26, 2010 at 7:02 pm
wow that's incredible! really amazing piece! simple and just enough.
 
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