Memories

I peeped through the little glass hole in the door, and all I could see was a green curtain which hides her from me. Nurses were running around, and following their lip movements I could see the doctors shouting to them. The door was opened for making way for some equipment into the room and the shouts which I saw a second before fell on my ears as real sound. I could feel the tension in the air. Trying hard to keep the life in her body. Seal it with in her. Doors closed again and curtains were moved inside the room to get the machine in. I couldnt see anything other than a few doctors with tensed eyes and a few more equipments. My view was shut immediately with the green curtain. Blinded from the scene, I gripped the door panel hard, concentrating harder to guide the leaking sound from the room to my ears.I stood there for time I believe the longest ever I waited. The wait for a life. A couple of hours before, I was dressing up to bring her home from Hospital. Today was the discharge date. And last night, doctors claimed her fit enough to be discharged. Even when I was confused with the urgency in Dad’s phone call this morning, I never guessed something to this extend was awaiting me. Everything was...

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