From Autumn Opens a Door, published 2015.
I have adjusted to the flaw
in the vision
of my right eye
mostly because my left eye
has taken upon itself the responsibility
of doing not only its own job
but helping out its partner
the right eye who has struggled with Bad Luck
having its retina tear
a year ago
(through no fault of its own, that’s why I say
Since the right eye’s Bad Luck,
well, vision depends on the left eye
being willing to manage for two
and thank goodness for that.
I have adjusted to the situation
Three recuperations. I am very good
at taking eye drops now. I have new glasses.
It has taken one year of my life
to be able to say it:
Thank you. We have all