Breast Cancer Answers Art Gallery

SURGICAL LIGHT

Paintings by Susan Shatter
Poems by Denise Duhame

TRANSFORMATIONS

 


© 1994, Susan Shatter

PUZZLED YET DEFIANT

the sheet music in my pelvis
and tiny livers in my heart
make me lovable not a monster
or so my lover says
when I look in the mirror and wonder why
I woke up with Etch-o-Sketch ribs
and thousands of eggplant seeds
where my breasts used to be

© 1995, Denise Duhamel


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