After news of the results, I am gripped by fear and confusion, then growing anger. What is the likely prognosis? What can be done to help? Why us again?
hawk shadow -
isn’t January supposed to be
I begin consulting medical reference sites – several are too difficult to read, others offer some comfort.
crying in the night
I surf the net
At dawn, cushioned by newly-found knowledge, I drift off to sleep,
tree fungus . . .
Copyright © Marion Clarke 2015
Marion Clarke, County Down based writer and artist, has had fiction and poetry published in a wide range of literary journals. Some of her artwork and poetry can be found at http://seaviewwarrenpoint.wordpress.com