Beanery Online Literary Magazine

May 11, 2008

MOTHER-NEWBORN DAUGHTER STRUGGLE

—written by Jane

My little girl, she struggled so. Her tiny form, on a flat bed with lights glaring, had more wires and tubes than there was a child. Her skin was so thin that it was translucent.

I started weeping the first time I saw her. I was sewn together like a chopped up (more…)