Marvin K. White’s “A Balm in Gilead: A Prayer, Poem and Sermon”
for Glide’s World AIDS Day Celebration 2015
The God of the FDA and of my Combination Drugs.
The One True Atripla and Combivir God.
The Epzicom of Prayers.
The First Trizivir and The Last Truvada.
The Great Fuzeon Lord of the Entry and Fusion Inhibitors.
Mother and Father Nucleoside and Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors.
My Rescriptor, my Sustiva God, and my Viramune God.
The one they call Ziagen and the Trizivir of Peace.
The Epzicom sample and The Videx Hope.
My Emtriva waking and my Epivir sleeping God.
The Bottle Twister of my Zerit and The Sweet Coating of my Viread.
The Deliverer of my Retrovir.
The God of Opportunity in Opportunistic Infection.
God of the Living Rifadin.
The True Ambisome Shining.
The Zitthromax Light.
The Pill Giver.
The Most-High Radiess.
My Biaxin Keeper and The One Whose Date Does Not Expire.
My Liposomal God.
The Mysterious Dissolving One.
The one they call Marinol of Oakland, Baraclude of Atlanta,
Procrit of New York, Etopophos of Jackson, Toposar of Chicago and Diflucan of DC. Read more ›