DPchallenge – Fifty (March 22)


March 22.

50 words

My mother lay sedated; tubes and wires arcing from points on her body to machines that thrummed. I was unprepared for the sight. For a moment, feeling nothing; like a child who experiences the hurtling presence of pain before crying out. For all of my life, that memory will endure.

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