heart condition

boat-in-harbour-brittany-1929 christopher wood

ellipsis…I pause eclipse a thought

with sweat beads

of think drip

ellipsis…I hesitate idea

and leave behind a

snail trail semaphore

ellipsis…I sail a breezy lift

for a slip sigh wave break

or a hull…slap…hand

ellipsis…my offbeat poem heart



Bonnie Marshall

Artwork by Christopher Wood, 1929
“Boat in Harbor, Brittany”



8 thoughts on “heart condition

  1. i propose that medical students should read and study your poem which they, too, will love. and then they will also experience what arrhythmia feels like: “snail trail semaphore.”

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