Friday, 27 February 2015


Five Sentence Fiction – Forgotten

"I am Rose, your new nurse", she answered to his query, assuaging his fears.

She fed him as his trembling wrinkled fingers could no longer hold the spoon.

She stared lovingly at him as he drifted off to his siesta holding her little finger for succour.

She slowly pulled her finger away from his gentle grip as two decades ago Little Rose held his finger for security.

The two roles morphed into time completing the circle of life as  she changed into the garb of a a care-giver from a pampered daughter. 

Alzheimer has robbed off his memories, memories which Rose has cherished and kept alive in her heart.

                                                             Lillie McFerrin Writes

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