The Doctor, Part 26

I am drinking a beer with my chemo,
the balloon bottle
at my side
pumping 5-FU
through
the wristwatch
buried in my chest,

the steroids
got me
ghost rider
speeding,

I’m in a bar
called
Skinny Dennis –
it used to be a café
owned by two Turkish twins –

the crash is coming,
the crash is coming,
I can feel the tires
losing their teeth,

the crash is coming
but for now
I am so hard
wired
I want to bite my arm off,

maybe
another beer
and
tell your husband
tonight
I think you’re beautiful,
tell him
I love you.

 

The entire The Doctor series can be found here.