Love you by Louise Carson

POEM NAME: Love You AUTHOR NAME: Louise Carson POEM: For my daughter You watch and learn how it is to live the end of a life. I eat a few favourite foods, drink and smoke if I want to. I don’t waste my time with people who don’t love me. Love me. END OF POEM. CREDITS: Copyright © Louise Carson Louise Carson has published eleven books including Dog Poems, Aeolus House, 2020, and her first collection of poetry A Clearing, Signature Editions, 2015. She also writes mysteries and historical fiction. Her poems appear in many literary magazines both in print and online, and in The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013. One of her novels - In Which - was shortlisted in 2019 for a Quebec Writers’ Federation prize. Her most recent mystery is The Cat Possessed, Signature, 2020. Born in Montreal, she now makes her home in rural Quebec. She has one daughter, two cats and a dog.