'Dr. Espinoza says remember what you learned, and I recall the restaurant in a sea of boarded windows. I ordered a quesadilla and read your texts. Sorry, I’m late, I need to find parking.'
'It’s a simple question, really. Who is your emergency contact, your next of kin? It’s a simple question and yet one I dread each time it’s asked.'
'When the morning bell rings out we stride quickly on herringbone tile down the long and chilly south wing corridor, its pistachio walls papered with notices...'
'Bed. Sheets without sleep and the first birds.
Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in.
It covers milestones, signposts and crossroads'
'I have been reading books about chronic illness, the instability of it, the fear and uncertainty as your body slowly revolts and test after test comes back with no answers...'
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