Tagged: insurance

floating between two

floating between two
spaces are cardboard boxes
packed with memories –

to be insured or not insured,
that is the recurring question
.
20200222:0548
y

the doctor prescribes

the doctor prescribes
time as if the copay were
not an issue – we

pretend we can afford it,
fists full of crumbled minutes
.
20140330:0106
y

for the sake of

for the sake of
health, they spend
your
entire life tapped into
the bloodstream
like a long-legged
mosquito and its
bureaucratic stinger
hooked on
sucking off
with the bowelless
purpose
of a corporation

for the sake of
health, they are
a vector
for infectious
diseases
and a dictionary
of pre-existing
conditions
while we contribute
willingly in curbing
our own
bleeding with their free
bandaids
.
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y