Pulsating within me, throughout life pieces are given. Sealed with a kiss, I promised forever to my husband. Unconditional pieces given at first glimpse to my daughter, then to my son. Each piece pulsating deep within them, living again through their memories.
Knock, knock. She coughed, fresh blood
peppering her handkerchief. Bone weary, rankled with pain, her
breaths shallow and spare. Knock, knock.
Persistent knocking, rattling her brains. Enough!
Flinging open the door, embracing death, welcoming everlasting
life. The valiant warrior succumbs. Sweet