through uptown manhattan
to a suicide center
resembling a vaccination drive through
roads buckling with cars
crammed with people not wanting to suffer
our over-heated collapse
I tell him I can go no further
there are end-of-the-world poems to be written
I leave him at ninety-sixth street

Bonnie wrote until she was in her late thirties. She is published in several journals includ-ing POETRY. She started writing again after retirement and has been published in several journals including Entropy, Dunes Review, Gyroscopic Review and RHINO.