In Praise of the Healer
by Sandra Ridley

copyright © 2016 by Sandra Ridley

Wet by the shallows – our willow.

 

 

 

You do not cry because you cannot. I will not cry because you do not.

 

 

 

You give my hands the weight of your body.

 

Rest in me.

 

What I mean is this is where I choose to die.