Thicker Than


IMG_0836This morning
a girl went into the hospital
with her aunt
they put on paper gowns
were wheeled into operating rooms
masks placed on their faces
cut open
a kidney extracted
from the aunt
and sewn into her niece

A template of how to live

We take turns saving one another

April 15, 2013
Julie Ayers
NaPoWriMo #15

2 responses »

  1. Thanks for writing this Julie! We love it!!! (And thanks for telling me about this – must have missed it with all the hospital excitement)

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