Five Words

five words

 

 

Heart on high alert

Frustration rising

Panic coursing through blood

Time excruciatingly painful

Every tic a pounding

A rhythm of frenzied dread

Waiting to hear

Waiting to know

Terrified of truth

Nagging doubt

Praying your wrong

Waiting

Nervous

Frightened

Hope almost out of reach

Disarmed

Begging to get an update

Then you hear the five words

The five words that change your life

“We did everything we could”

 

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