Monthly Archives: December 2013

GIFT by Perry McDaid

The ward glowed with summer sun, which burgeoned its way through the eight large double-glazed windows, casting a monochrome slide-show upon the nurse’s uniform as she left the room. Martina stared at the tiny creature sharing her bed, her warmth, … Continue reading

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The blur resolved into a chill which stifled pain as would a weir, as dread seeped past effects of pill slipped into glass she’d had this year. Dry-eyed, mascara was intact. She’d seen to that before she left the grinning … Continue reading

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Feast of The Immaculate Conception

On the 8th of December 2013, what was on most Christians’ minds: the miracle conception and promised birth of their Saviour who went on to sacrifice his human body to pain and death for their sake; worrying about where to … Continue reading

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