Wednesday, 13 June 2018


Prompt: lullaby

The lullaby soothed her as the pain once again swept through her body. Her daughter’s voice sounded beautiful. She was singing to her softly, drowning out the unpleasant sounds of the busy hospital ward.
She reached for her daughter’s hand as the pain hit her again, and as she felt the warmth and squeeze in return, instead of fighting, she gave in and let go, gently floating away.
Mary carried on holding her mum’s hand, singing her lullaby, long after her mum had gone