They say cure
as if
lemon curd,
bright sun
dawning the tongue,
a sour trial
then clean.
In this place
hour by hour
is best,
no hope but
a next day.
Exit near
or far, what’s gone
is gone,
cure                 a salted tongue,
not the same
as                     never sick.

Ann DeVilbiss
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