The poetic city: A suite for Miss Helen “Dancing with Miss Helen: Never Missing a Beat 10/20/12”

Miss Helen dancing with Don Keller (photo provided by: Ann Mahorner)

Dancing with Miss Helen: Never Missing a Beat  10/20/12

 

Helen could barely lift herself today.

The effort to sit up so exhausting,

Our dance was reduced to basics:

Hand squeezing and wrist turning,

Yet always with the beat… 


Helen is dying, slowly dying…

While never missing a beat.

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© Reece Burka 2/1/2019

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