This Sickness Unto Death

Almost every day
and night I have it.
I wake up with it
and sleep with it.

I sometimes go crazy
with the pain.

Then someone
suggested, “Eat,
like, an apple.”

Medicine is cheaper
than fruits here.

What gives?

Dark snow
spiraling down
and the eyes
facing the sky.

Howie Good, 2016

Remixed works:
Home Remedies for Headache, Top 10 Home Remedies website