Of Human Blood

Like a certain Irish beer,
almost the color of rust
but with more life.

How many have come
undone for the lacking?

And you who lay
so quiet in the day.

You, waiting for
the breath to fall

Like a guillotine.

Waiting to lose
what you have gained.

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To donate, visit www.redcrossblood.org/ or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1-800-448-3543).

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