Move Me Poetry
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Move Me Poetry

Their Spirits Defiant

Dedicated to the nurses I met today.

Photo by Ani Kolleshi on Unsplash

Ciara, I think her name was
led me to the room,
where I would wait before my procedure.
A nurse, Amy came to ask her questions
and to get me ready.
Both young women full of smiles and light,
such contrast from life and
the weight of Covid,
and I couldn’t help
but feel relaxed.
I wasn’t worried about this procedure.
There were other pressing things
on my mind,
and…

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Melissa R. Mendelson

Melissa R. Mendelson

Horror, Science-Fiction and Dystopian Short Story Author and Poet.

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