Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Mark King

  • Hunger – Thin

    Mark King       Hunger Thin I want Hollow Vacuum Sucking in parchment over yellowed ribs Lungs clutching at thin air Like a crone’s wizened claw I want Not like infatuation Nor envy, nor greed More like desperation But without the passion I want urgently But with resignation I turn my eyes up to plead…