Before she left
he told her he couldn’t forget what she’d done.
She didn’t question his logic –
just stared at the tube attached to his nose
and listened to his labored breath
until morphine drips turned high pitched beeps
Lisa Reynolds is a writer of poetry and short stories. Her creative works focus on love, loss, and survival. She is published in numerous print and online publications. She lives in a waterfront community east of Toronto, Ontario.