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ON THE FLOOR

I enter the communal room where I was scheduled to play accordion. I see three staff members gathered around a body lying on the floor. Did someone just fall? Are they waiting for a nurse to assess the situation? Walking closer, I recognize the patient. K. lies on her side, a pillow under the head. … Continue reading

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The Cup

“Do you want some juice? –Is it cold? –Yes… Do you want tea? –Yes, tea.” I go back to the kitchen. Making tea is easy: earthenware cup, tea-bag, sugar, boiling water from the machine’s tap, spoon. I place the cup, on the narrow table that always stands in front of Elsa’s wheelchair. Elsa nods approvingly. … Continue reading