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A dozen white roses

A dozen white roses would have marked the day With a vodka martini and two olives, “okay”? Today we’d have danced and laughed loud with glee Today it would seem we are both so pain-free I still feel you with … Continue reading

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The Night Shift

Every cloud does have a silver lining – sleepless nights can turn to gold When my daughter comes home late I’m awake for her hand to hold The front door closes gently behind her – the lock clicks into place … Continue reading

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Water! I want water!

I was not too happy with her at first. ¬†After-all, when I was so terribly thirsty I really just wanted some water. Susan, my nurse at Toronto General, would have no part of it. ¬†“I will give you some ice … Continue reading

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