Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Final Plea

I'm writing this from the hospital. I skipped class to visit Lucy. She lies on her side and stares at me with pleading eyes, sunken deep into the sockets. Her skin is stretched tight over the bones. I can't believe she looked so healthy just two months ago. She twitches occasionally. Sometimes she coughs and a little bit of yellowish, clear vomit comes out. Sometimes she closes her eyes and lets out a hoarse cry.

I can't even imagine the pain she's in. She's just waiting to die now.

Please, Jan. I know you're reading this. Please.

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