Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Non-fiction Poetry | Health | COVID-19

A Child of the Depression

Honoring my mum | GiaB Prompt #11 — health

The back view of an old lady wearing a red overcoat & black skirt, walking along a grey mono-toned suburban tree-lined path.
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay

I blame the bony protuberances
for my mother’s infirmity
bunions and long Covid lockdowns -
indeed, a wicked duplicit alliance
that’s compromised her mobility




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Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.

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