Crying Hands

These once youthful, nimble fingers Have pinned diapers on your behind Swatted the misbehaving toddler When you got out of line Held your hand on the first day of school Applauded loudly as the graduate passed Waved goodbye when you moved on to face the world Prayed for your happiness to last Used words to …

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A Visit to the Doctor

The lobby of the Mountain View Family Healthcare was clean and well lit. There was music playing in the background and a vase of brightly colored flowers sat on a small wood table just to the left of the entryway. The room was warm, inviting, and smelled a little like Magnolias; it reminded me more …

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