Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Microstories: Sideshow

Come one, come all!

Enjoy!

The Stupendous Sideshow!


Be mesmerized

As they slice away

Piece
After
Piece

Of me.

And I'll never
Miss it,
They say,
As my brain
Grows foggy,
My hair
Falls out.

All in the name of good health.





What’s in it for me?

15 comments:

  1. This touched me .. "All in the name of good health." Very deep, Tina.

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  2. Nice post but I'm sorry you're going through it. Is your treatment connected to a teaching hospital?

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  3. This really hits home with me. I had breast cancer 16 years ago. I'd never felt healthier the day I was diagnosed. Then chemo almost killed me (literally). But here I am so it was worth it! Life is a pretty great "what's in it for me?" answer!

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  4. Whoa. Yes ma'am, right down into the nuts and bolts of it. [black panther fist]

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  5. Yeah, I couldn't say it any better so I'll just say "well done"!

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  6. I find this very deep. I can hear your anger in it because that was exactly how my mom in law felt during her battle with breast cancer.

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  7. WOW...this was brutally honest and refreshing. I LOVED IT!

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  8. I loved the opening--so dehumanizing.

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  9. Ah cancer...so much to suffer through to get 'better'. Loved the way you have portrayed the experience. So touching and raw.

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  10. Oh, that one punched me in the gut a bit...guess I've known too many who have traveled down that road.

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  11. This cuts right through me. Congrats, Tina!!!!!

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  12. Life by a thousand cuts, huh?! You tell that cancer from me to GET OUT NOW!

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