If you had known
Chocolate and cabernet
Heal the flashes of pain in the hand
You would’ve sworn off the doctor
Long ago.

About the Author:
Lizz Bronson's work has appeared, or is forthcoming in, Haven, Sacramento Poetry Center's Poetry Now, and New Verse News, among other publications. She believes that writers and poets have the ability to save the world by transforming their pens into magic wands and shape shifting words into symbols that will transport people into other lands.