By Kunal Mehra “Move a bit closer to the board. There. Perfect,” he said, as he stood behind the X-ray machine. “Now take a deep inhale and hold it.” My chest was hurting and I wanted to let go and exhale, but I did what he asked me to. He wrapped up his work and … Continue reading Love at First X-ray
The Visitor The Falcon Flaps Across The Yard With Its Strong Wings And Graceful Feathers Then Perches In A Maple. Doctor Appointment Sitting In The Waiting Room Programmed By The TV Names Ticking Like The Clock Ten O Clock Sharp The Art Of Good Medicine.
By Susanne Thomas Holly sat down in the booth of the hospital lab and took a deep breath. She placed her hands neatly in her lap and prepared to wait. The lemon scented disinfectant singed her nostrils some but reassured her that all was clean. She glanced around the room, noting posters she didn’t want to … Continue reading Story contest winner – Faint of Heart