In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

Day: May 20, 2015

  • Dying Aside


    She’s 95 and in a side room with tubes up her nostrils and eyes without iris. Death can be pain-free these days – shrieking no longer on the menu. Only she pants like a woman in labour snatching at the air as the waves consume her. The door stands open. She hears the nurses chat…