Laughter in the Home for the Dead

we thought it a daffodil kind of glitter
childish
a tattoo of smile

but found instead
a slip of color
dying in slow motion

Michael H. Brownstein’s book, A Slipknot Into Somewhere Else: A Poet’s Journey To The Borderlands Of Dementia, was recently published by Cholla Needles Books (2018).

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