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“Morning, Mom,” I call.

“Morning, baby,” she chirps. “Did you sleep well?”

“Better than I have been.”

She sighs, and her eyes look a hundred years old for a minute. “Any improvement is good,” she says half-heartedly.

“Of course.”

“I made waffles.” Her offering.

“Thanks, Mom. Smells delicious.” My offering.

I sit at the table and she hands me a plate. The thought of all that food turns my stomach, but I force a smile and thank my mother again.

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This is beautiful.
Oct. 02, 2015 at 8:09 AM • Report
I only have one word to describe this : Amazing.
Aug. 30, 2015 at 12:54 PM • Report
That was beautiful. I loved the suspense, the sadness, the realness of it all, everything.
Aug. 24, 2015 at 2:37 PM • Report
This piece is amazingly beautifully written. I was drawn in from the very beginning, and could not stop reading until I was done. It gives an amazing insight into someone's life, how despite any struggle, we all strive for perfection.
Aug. 18, 2015 at 5:27 PM • Report
Love this!
Jul. 14, 2015 at 3:18 AM • Report
I really enjoyed reading this! Amazing work!
Jul. 01, 2015 at 8:49 PM • Report
I think this is a very well written piece. It really caught me at the beginning which was very interesting. I loved the mellow suspense leading up to the reveal of her health situation.
Jun. 28, 2015 at 2:13 PM • Report
This is a very interesting piece of work. I love the character development, much better than my works.
Jun. 25, 2015 at 7:53 AM • Report
Sweet! This is an awesome piece! Thanks for sharing!
Jun. 02, 2015 at 4:15 PM • Report
Wow, this is so deep, especially the first paragraph that part made me cry. I hope everything i good for you now.
Mar. 12, 2015 at 6:16 PM • Report