| Last Modified: November 1, 2001
Copyright © 1997 Laurie O'Brien
The body heals. One year later I can see in the bathroom mirror that the skin
is all of a color. The long red line of the scar has soothed itself into a pale
crease. The gathers where skin was
The chest is smooth, unfinished looking. There
Someone asks me about chest wall and muscle.
How do I tell? The scar jumps when the muscle is tightened.
What is most startling is still what is missing.
It isn't hand or eye, kidney or foot,
but there has
When my daughters were babies I always put them first each morning to the left b
reast. Now it's