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patient with iv line


By: Judith Ferster Fevered, unconscious, I was ambulanced to the ER where, worried I had had a stroke, they sent me, I learned later from records, to the nearby wing with a CT scanner and another with an X-ray machine,…

Poem: Separated By A Curtain

By: Kimberly Potter Kendrick She was in the next bed Only separated by a curtain Awakened early by a nurse Briefly checking on the woman Four appeared I could hear them Listening for breath Feeling for the woman’s pulse On…

Story: How pretty it looked

By: Samantha Memi The early morning light streamed through the hospital windows, capturing floating specks of dust, and glistening on the polished floor. The two sisters waited in the reception area, not noticing the sunlight outside. Having travelled through the…