can you learn how to place an iv
hitch hiking an emergent vet visit
on your way to San Diego
his teeth spattered
raindrops wrapped in
a tourniquet blanket the size of family
you raised him
run with your thumb out
trying to save a dead dog.
- Kip McMillan 2016
Kip McMillan is a bilingual poet in Spanish and English living in Boone, North Carolina. She is a student of nursing and Spanish at Appalachian State University. She hopes that nursing can cure things that poetry cannot and vice versa.