50 words for Gwendolyn
by rob mclennan
Birthday. Don’t worry, I get. We imagine the stethoscope. Entangled. White is fence, fleeting. Full fathom. Cardboard. I forgot why I did. Can the body renew? Always. They use the same photo. Chapter two. Dutiful. One word. A letter, manhandled. Mansplained. Conditions. When the bough breaks. Championed. Boys, boys, boys.