life in stages, by Fredrick Martyn

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