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Posted inHealthcare

Slowing to listen at the end of life

Reading Time: 12 minutes Marcia sat up on the side of the bed, a hand on each knee, and braced herself as she leaned forward to open the space in her chest for more air. At 52, she was dying of ovarian cancer that had spread to her liver. The critical organ had failed, causing excess fluid to gather […]

Posted inPoetry

What if

Reading Time: < 1 minute What if One day it just wasn’t working anymore. What if You needed to step out from behind the murky mask and go your own way. What if Your heart stopped beating to the familiar drum of clatter and chaos. What if You slipped into your comfortable shoes, your bed clothes, a shiny lake And […]