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The Hospital Visit

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A husband visits his wife in the hospital. Written for a 55 word story contest.


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This was written for a micro fiction contest in which the story has to be exactly fifty-five
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Her head was on the pillow of the elevated hospital bed. Her eyes stared upward. He looked at her, then sat down next to the bed. She remained silent, staring at the ceiling. He took her hand.

“I love you,” he sobbed.

He wished he had said it to her more when she was alive.

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Copyright © © Lee Goldberg 2011, 2012, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Contact info: leegpoetry@gmail.com

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