Missing Persons

1
Do you see the donut?
Do you just see the hole?
But if you see the hole,
then where is Mary?

2
Stop crying.
It’s simple,
like strikethroughs
on a typewriter.

3
I’m killing you –
in my dreams.

So?

Nobody ever
dies of it.

Howie Good, 2016

Remixed works:
Assembled in part from Mercy Hospital,
a series of drawings by Ida Applebroog