Friday flash 55

I pull the thin blanket to my chin. It’s cold. My stomach roils for lack of food and water.

A nurse breezes in and injects something clear into a tube. She rolls my bed into the hall and I feel quiet. Peaceful. Voices are talking, laughing, but I don’t understand.

The nurse pushes me into a bright room. Then suddenly it’s dark…dark…dark.

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9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. parrot writes
    Jan 15, 2010 @ 16:26:48

    Even when you work in a hospital, the experience of being a patient is totally different than you would imagine. Hopefully all went well and the outcome is good!

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  2. dayner
    Jan 15, 2010 @ 11:13:32

    Is this from The Bended Tree? I like the progression, very well written.

    Reply

  3. darksculptures
    Jan 15, 2010 @ 09:15:49

    ahh yes, the peacefulness, then the sleep. I like the way you expressed this. Well done!

    Reply

  4. Natasha
    Jan 15, 2010 @ 08:47:28

    Wow, this one certainly captures that whole experience!

    Reply

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