Jane Blanchard lives and writes in Georgia. Her chapbook Unloosed has recently been released by White Violet Press of Kelsay Books.
Until the Cure
If leopards could but change their spots,
Then I would cease to sin,
And nevermore would there be blots
On my soul’s too-thin skin.
Since such is simply not the case,
I must bathe every day
In water of redeeming grace
That washes blight away.