Poems

Marilyn Peck: ‘beds creak in the night’, ‘A Wasp Carries Leaves’ and ‘You Go To My Head’

beds creak in the night beds creak in the night as feet tangle top sheet when turning over noises and beepings sing an octave in c major while being monitored cardiac ward’s patients are all plugged in and drugged for the night morning then daylight blood pressure measures impress doctors make their rounds make their announcements their prognostications bleak what can they improve staying alive when all is not yet over is the main aim Marilyn Peck A Wasp Carries Leaves Wasp scurries as it flies, seeking a protected Place. Wasp’s preordained attention is to Procreation. Clutching to its breast…

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