Hurry by Marie Howe
"Where do I want her to hurry to? To her grave? / To mine?"
Afraid So by Jeanne Marie Beaumont
"Did the check bounce? / Are we out of coffee? / Is this going to hurt?"
Poem Full of Worry Ending with My Birth by Tarfia Faizullah
"I worry I can no longer pretend / enough to get through another / year of pretending