The End

She was just skin and bone at the end                   

lying there in that care home bed

on borrowed time with no more to be lent

not quite alive, but not quite dead.


Her eyes were half-closed, unblinking

her breathing steady but shallow

their mother was slowly sinking

their Mum had left many months ago

◄ Baaaastard !!!!



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Brian Maryon

Fri 8th Nov 2019 21:13

Thanks for liking this Hannah...and for Civilian's Perspective and I Love Her

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Brian Maryon

Wed 6th Nov 2019 22:48

Thank you all.

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 6th Nov 2019 12:19

Powerful in its almost brutal brevity. As someone who can bear
witness to such a scenario, I can vouch for its reality. Painful - but
essential reading for a glimpse of what happens to many.

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Don Matthews

Wed 6th Nov 2019 08:25

Very good Brian.

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