Policy by Rebecca Anne Renner
12:38 PM | Author: Glen Binger
Policy by Rebecca Anne Renner

The waiting room at Halifax Hospital smells like tile, infants, and
soap dust. After four hours, a nurse took David away in a wheelchair.
“Policy.” She licked the word like a tease tongues a banana.
This has little to do with last night, I’m sure. God, I loved his appendix.

Rebecca Anne Renner was born and raised in the Sunshine State, where she currently lives and goes to school at Stetson University. While not writing questionable poetry or trying to finish her third novel, she volunteers at a wildlife rehabilitation center and complains about the weather. Her work has appeared or is upcoming in Pedestal Magazine and Mothering Magazine among others. She is also Editor-in-Chief of Barrier Islands Review.
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