There was an explosion

Toxic, previously compressed debris



Their white coats remained pristine

And spotless

As they took copius notes


March 16, 2013

Coventry CT

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3 thoughts on “Spotless

  1. the pristine white coats seem to separate them from the emotions normally felt when a tragedy occurs.

    at first i was afraid something new had happened somewhere… well, to one degree or another things do happen to regular people every day,,, but i don’t know about it anymore. i can’t watch the news as it literally paralyzes me with sorrow, depression, hopelessness… the helplessness of knowing there’s nothing i can do to help.

    a powerful feeling and stunning imagery in so few words, Joanne! wonderfully written!

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