86. By the Numbers

No more blood

Pressure 

Charts;

No more daily weigh-ins.

No more counting days;

Or hours.

Your husband 

In a wrenching moment

Lamented—

“I was told things would

Progress,

And apparently

That’s true.”

I want to tell him

Let’s love

What is—

Remaining;

Let now be

Enough.

Let now be

Everything. 

I want to share 

Poem Number 72;

I want to share 

Good Advice. 

“Why don’t you all

Stop 

Trying 

To figure me out.

Just lean back

And enjoy it.”