Masterpiece Harvest

They took Alistair Cooke’s
old damaged bones,
diverted stiffs’ organs and tissues,
“surplus,? spoiled, iced, and sold
uncremated to untold hospitals.

Surgical knives operated
where transplant recipients
anxiously awaited now
impossible recoveries,
stolen dreams.

Copyleft (CC-by-sa) 2005 by Will Doherty.
Thanks to Jacob Appelbaum for his assistance.

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