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:

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