A ten

The nurses wheel her bed onto the ward. My first thought is that she must have come up from surgery. But she hadn’t been here before. She greets me cheerfully: a round Creole face, casually pinned up graying hair, a gold ring in her nostril, gold earrings, and gold rings…

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Critical

I’ve been putting off writing a blog post for several weeks now. One reason is that I’ve been having trouble finding the right balance between the sensitive, empathetic side of me and my rational, critical nature. That balance is necessary in order to connect to a theme and, at the…

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