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Anya’s

AMUSE-BOUCHE

Errant neutrino on nucleic acid.

SECOND AMUSE
Ribonucleide propagation

CAVIAR
to retinoblastoma.

COLD APPETIZER
Suspension of apoptosis.

THICK SOUP
Myeloid puree.

THIN SOUP
Marrow.

SHELLFISH
Anya begins to bruise easily

ANTIPASTO
and loses her appetite.

PASTA
Her head hurts and

INTERMEZZO
when they finally get her to the doctor,

POULTRY
she’s barely listening.

ENTREÉ
“Just something for the pain, please.”

MAIN
Which they give her.

SALAD
And when they do diagnose it,

PUDDING
too late,

ICE CREAM
she’s already lying still, her breath

PUFF PASTRY
bubbling

FRUIT AND CHEESE
through the blood from her gums.

COFFEE
Black.

PETIT FOURS

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