“Hour Glass” by Suzanne Cottrell

Hour Glass

A life with cancer
measured
chemo
treatments
days
measured
by
bedside
farewells
measured
Cancer with a life

Suzanne Cottrell
7/7/2019

Suzanne Cottrell lives with her husband and three dogs in rural Piedmont, North Carolina.  An outdoor enthusiast and retired teacher, she enjoys reading, writing, knitting, hiking, and Pilates.  Her poetry has appeared in journals such as The Avocet, Haiku Journal, Poetry Quarterly, The Remembered Arts Journal and Burningword Literary Journal.