Breast Cancer Answers Art Gallery

SURGICAL LIGHT

Paintings by Susan Shatter
Poems by Denise Duhame

© 1994, Susan Shatter

RECURRENCE
CHURCH

 

I went to a tiny church to pray
to the low red breast moon
my blond curls hung in my face
I was little again my chest
a red shadow my red feet and ankles
a halo around my elbow
oh nipple-moon oh round-future--
pray for this little girl
the one in the bright blue jumper

© 1995, Denise Duhamel

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