Cervical Spine Fusion

Two adjacent vertebrae
damaged by the same blow,
held together in healing,

like you and I, close
as C-5 and C-6, my lips,
the tender skin of your neck.

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About Ray Sharp

Father, poet, triathlete, local public health planner
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7 Responses to Cervical Spine Fusion

  1. Marya says:

    I love it when you use anatomical references!

  2. Enjoying the leap from stanza to stanza.

  3. As both a writer and a massage therapist I really loved this.Very evocative! —Jadi

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