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A Child in Bed

A child is sure monsters are under her bed. Or in the closet. She’s young, the frights of the adult world are disconcerting. Makes perfect sense, monsters. How many ears they have is up to you. How many tentacles. Green? To counteract, to serve as amulet may be a cat, a blankie, a fuzzy toy. […]

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Surgery, pt 3

  I’d asked my surgeon whether I should cancel appointments in the two weeks after surgery. He’d ordered an overnight hospital stay. Just wait and see he said. I waited and spent seven nights in a neurosurgery ward. Was I surprised? I was. Don’t get me wrong, I like my surgeon. But I think he’s […]

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Surgery, pt 1

  They draw blood at least once a day. ‘Your sodium is down!’ Sodium pills make you retch? Try them with ice cream  OK, try with applesauce. ‘Your magnesium!’ Another pill. ‘Your potassium!’ A fizzy drink. At no point was I advised they’d checked my adrenaline levels — which would have been pushing off the […]

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Alpha Male

  If you are of an age you remember the searchlights which used to cross in the skies signifying Hollywood! Excitement! The glare that was to draw us palpitating moths to the Ultimate Experience. Now the world appraises what’s in a ring of searchlights focused down and in. Two world leaders equally crazed are threatening […]

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