I think I am standing on the precipice looking down. It’s dark down there. I step forward preparing for the weight of my body to sink me to the blackness below. Instead I hear the soft thud of my next step forward. I’m not at a precipice. I’ve just begun to walk now. I’m nowhere near the top. I am at my first plateau. I … Continue reading A Step.
Ok, a week or so ago I was scrolling through my reader and saw JT Carlton’s COLOR BY WORDS SLEEPING BEAUTY challenge to write a story about a coma patient. The thing is…I work with them daily. The worst part, I work at a children’s hospital. These are four of my patients that particularly stuck out to me. I know their names, but obviously can’t share them … Continue reading The Life and Death of 4 coma patients – 1,000 words
Another thought I had tonight Prompting another vision: I’m a dancing tree who’s crying. Dancing and crying with one side of my branches holding love, And the other holding anger. Sometimes I see my trunk in full color with every knot, twist, and scar – Other times I’m just a silhouette lost in how I feel. Continue reading Another restless night