Resting Comfortably by Alec Gourley


The switching of tablets.
The loss of motor function.
The “sign here” Mommy.
The power of attorney.
The deadpan expression.
The bedpan overflowing.
The resting head,
The pillow.
If there was any other way
This Mother’s day
Smothered. In love.

Algo is from Ireland. In self-imposed self-isolation, Algo only wears black and enjoys studying the school of Austrian Economics, reading comic bookstand meditating.

Believes organised religion is a club, but is not nihilistic.

Published 5/6/21

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