The Long Sleep

She came in

with broken bones,

so brave and friendly

uncomplaining

80 years old.

She soldiered on

the smash hidden beneath her skin,

cutting deeper

than the eyes could see.

Anonymous,

her life story remains,

as she begins her

long sleep

home.

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About Jennifer Carter

I am currently undertaking a PhD on End of Life studies. I have created this blog to discuss with you matters related to end of life.
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