Unhurried, without shaming. Care so gentle that she forgot her place in time.

Through clouded eyes and deafened ears, she recognized her mother, long deceased.

With cool fingertips, her only unwrinkled skin, reached out to touch.

The resemblance uncanny.

Thanks to Amisha Nakhwa for making this photo available freely on @unsplash

Weekend writing prompt:

11 responses to “Caregiver”

    1. Thank you! I think I discovered the prompt through your writing. πŸ™‚

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      1. Yay! Isn’t it fun how this works? I’d discovered most of the prompts/challenges through other people’s posts! It’s the better kind of ‘stalking’ … πŸ˜‰

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  1. Lovely use of the prompt.

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  2. Simply lovely and the photo makes it complete!

    My 39!


    1. Thank you! That means a lot to me. πŸ™‚


  3. Beautifully tender and evocative. Lovely.


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