Vaccine

I take the 2nd
vaccine dose.
That night,
I wonder
how many
people
named
on the Vietnam Wall
would have turned
75 this year.
Around the globe,
the world grieves
in granite black.

Kemmer Anderson taught English for 40 years at McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee where he was faculty advisor to the Amnesty International Chapter. Read other articles by Kemmer.