Dr Michael J. Leach is a statistician, health researcher, and poet who originally trained in pharmacy. His poetry has been published in Cordite Poetry Review, Haiku Journal, the Medical Journal of Australia, Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Medical Humanities, The Galway Review, A New Ulster, The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation, and Survive & Thrive: A Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative As Medicine. Michael lives in his birthplace of Bendigo, Australia.
We meet for coffee.
Steam curls upwards with our lips –
Our coffee-tinged smiles.