3/17/2016: 60 Words or Less

The incessant beeping of machines, near silent treads of tennis shoes on tile floor, and the chirps of one nurse calling out to the other. The Today’s Show subtitles rolling out like a bad foreign movie, three sentences behind the lips of the commentators. Momma’s hand gripping the starched sheet with the prick of the needle and soft, comforting voices.

Copyright © 2016 Pearl Bayou

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