Strength in a Heartbeat

Clicking furiously, squinting forcibly, the admitting nurse scours her records. Her wrinkled face beneath tightly curled ringlets reveals minimal empathy, little compassion. We are impromptu patients at this late hour. With every click of her keyboard, a secret hope swells in my soul. Maybe this is all a mistake. Each passing minute affords my handsContinue reading “Strength in a Heartbeat”