Disbelief

Disbelief

Kurt Smidt-Jernstrom, MDiV, MA

Spring 2006 - Volume 10 Number 1

Doubting the diagnosis

she listened apprehensively

for the sounds

of marrow exploding

deep in her bones,

portending the disintegration

of her life.

 

Hearing nothing

and buoyed

by an infusion of packed cells

she insisted

that it was

a mistake.

 

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