The Trial: Heather Carr

Joint pain
Tremor
Akathisia
Gait
went the list
as I stand in
constant motion
eye catching a
movement disorder
textbook
along with
Psychiatry Educator of
the Year award
photographs of
grandchildren pinned to
the corkboard he
phones the pharmacy downstairs
for one single
dose of benztropine
leaving as he calls
his neurologist
colleague
hospitalesque
pharmacy gives me
a shot of water
to chase the pill
and
I
wait