Treasure Island

AM Juster

(1956 -)

Poems of AM Juster

1. Against Roses 1/3/2003
2. Cancer Prayer 1/3/2003
3. Into The Country Of The Gadarenes 1/3/2003
4. Juice 1/3/2003
5. Long Strange Trip 1/3/2003
6. Moscow Zoo 1/3/2003
7. Note From Echo 1/3/2003
8. Sunshine State 1/3/2003
9. To a Painting of Echo 1/3/2003
10. Waiting 1/3/2003

Cancer Prayer

Dear Lord,
Please flood her nerves with sedatives
and keep her strong enough to crack a smile
so disbelieving friends and relatives
can temporarily sustain denial.

Please smite that intern in oncology
who craves approval from department heads

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