Sickle Awareness Week: Poem: The Mutant Gene

You were created for aSCD Awareness Ribbon better era.

You once had such pure intentions.

You advocated progress.

You brought instead constraint.

You changed the world forever.

You broke the circle.

You bent what was once whole.

You, my problem, my pain, my DNA, my sickle, my cells.

 

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One comment on “Sickle Awareness Week: Poem: The Mutant Gene

  1. David says:

    I like the title, the poem is heartbreaking at the end.

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