Edith’s dead mother

missing being winched onto
the toilet seat

hi jinx in the nursing home

over her pokies addiction at last
starved of conversation

still better looking than a roast
leg of lamb with all
the trimmings

(I don’t think so)

Molly Guy has had four books published, a novel, two collections of short stories and a book of poetry and micro-stories. She is currently working on a new poetry collection.
© Molly Guy
Overland 205-summer 2011, p. 75

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