In Sickness & Bad Health

Elma’s weary eyes — heavy from therapy — shed clouded judgment, spreading the sting of regret on her cheeks. As I pay the bills for treatment we can’t afford, calendar pages turn seasons to another month left to go what she didn’t know — a paper the doctor holds says the last day of her life has yet to be known.

(© 2022 AC)

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