life in stages, by Fredrick Martyn

cancer
it’s gravely ironic.

an excess of growth and genesis
at its core
a surplus of life

but with it
a superfluity of death

 

Published 27th March 2019

 

About Fredrick Martyn

Fredrick Martyn is a medical student, writer and poet, originally from Toronto, Canada. He writes for the medical satire website GomerBlog and sometimes performs his poetry at Busboys & Poets in Washington, DC. His words can be found at fredrickmartyn.weebly.com

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