Spotlight – Poems and Writings by Tahlia Friedmann – Published at The Short of It – I Write Her – Susi Bocks

I Write Her

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March 3rd, 1986

The surgery went quickly; it’s so routine anymore, and her inevitable nauseous onset in recovery was anticipated. The nurses mitigated her discomfort with antiemetics and caring after-care as she began to come out of the haze. 

Her quiet family waited anxiously in the lounge, hopeful for good news. Answering their prayers, the doctor said she’d come through the surgery fine. “You’ll be able to see her soon,” came the reassurance, while the room full of relatives released a collective sigh.

With bandages tightly strapped to her disappeared mounds, the pressure of remaining whole had taken its toll. Her strength had waned during this battle and had challenged her fortitude. It was to be expected.

The family entered the room. “How are you feeling, dear?” Their worry plastered all over their faces, their love too. “Okay, considering I lost my husband and my…

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Spotlight Writing Challenge – Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Envy – February 15, 2022 – Hosted by Eugenia @ Eugi’s Causerie

a moon of envy

sets the stage

jealous lovers

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Buddha

Your Weekly Prompt –Envy – February 15, 2022

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Spotlight Writing Challenge – Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Hazy – January 25, 2022 – Posted by Eugenia @ Eugi’s Causerie

hazy days wander

nature’s delicate embrace

protect the naive

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”

Vernon Sanders Law

Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – Hazy.

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Spotlight – Promote Yourself Monday, January 24, 2022 @ Go Dog Go Café

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Welcome toPromote Yourself Monday. All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to postonelink to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below.

If you post a link, be sure to read some of the other great writing people have linked to.

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