Le Daría Mis Pulmones

Abigail Wadsworth Serfass
May 11, 2016
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Toward the end, she could only
lift a cup of coffee. Closer still,
even that became too much for her,
my mother. A sponge, then,
I’d dip in coffee, or dip sweet bread,
and put that to her lips to suck. That
was all the cancer let her manage.

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