Breast Cancer Answers Art Gallery

SURGICAL LIGHT

Paintings by Susan Shatter
Poems by Denise Duhame

© 1993, Susan Shatter

LOSS II
MY ONE EYE

 

my breast is a jelly donut
a cocunut macaroon and maraschino cherry
perhaps you have seen it
on billboards or in porno flicks
mine is the breast with the bluish tint
the one that photographs well
when people see my breast
they ignore my gray halo
my second face that hovers
above my one eye
above my one breast
the one that is left

© 1995, Denise Duhamel


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