Eloise Klein Healy

Patient

At 8:00 am, the doctor asked,

“Do you feel pain? How are you walking?”

I know he is speaking to me,

but I’m not even able

to remember my name.

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Eloise Klein Healy, the author of nine books of poetry, was named the first Poet Laureate of Los Angeles in 2012. She was the founding chair of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Antioch University Los Angeles. Her forthcoming book, A Brilliant Loss, will be published in 2022.

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