Love at First X-ray

By Kunal Mehra “Move a bit closer to the board. There. Perfect,” he said, as he stood behind the X-ray machine. “Now take a deep inhale and hold it.” My chest was hurting and I wanted to let go and exhale, but I did what he asked me to. He wrapped up his work and … Continue reading Love at First X-ray

Poems by Linda Imbler

On The Day After Your Medical Moment Your image, the oldest of the photos Lying within this album of faces and souls. You asked forgiveness the day before you died, Then slipped away when my eyes turned aside. The rattling heater cannot stop the chill That is shaking my bones, though my world stands still. … Continue reading Poems by Linda Imbler