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The Anatomy LabWe filed into the classroom,
eyes wide, wondering what lay before us.
Cross-sections of brains and muscle
stood upright in their coffins of clear plastic,
lined up like tombstones along the walls.
We tried to ignore the smell of formaldehyde
and the creeping draft like a cold hand on our shoulder
coming from the doorway in the back of the room.
We tried to ignore its looming presence,
keeping our eyes straight ahead,
But it was always there.
It was inevitable.
We sat in our chairs, listening to the ticking of the clock on the wall,
Tick tick tick
wondering when our time would come,
Tick tick tick
when we would be led through that cold doorway
to see, finally, what really lay beyond.
the little onesso much blood they
said maybe it’s ok maybe
everything’s fine but I
knew I knew were you
Katerina were you Anna maybe
Leo maybe doubly blessed
both or doubly cursed at
your loss how did it happen
so quickly it was all fine
then you were gone who
will I hold in my arms was
it my fault did I do something
wrong you were going to be
my joy what happened
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