The wheels on the gurney squeaked in time to the beat of his heart. He had forgotten to tell Mary and the kids something. He'd told Johnny and Sarah to mind their mom's words, to study hard, get good grades, everything you'd want to tell your children in 6 minutes before they wheeled you off into heart surgery. This time, will it take? Will I finally get the heart that belongs to me or will my body reject it, another hope dashed, another disappointment in its place. Another list, more waiting, more drugs, another death. Mary, he'd forgotten to kiss her and tell her he loved her. The wheels on the gurney seemed to spell a death sentence for him. He knew it was morbid but he couldn't shake that feeling.


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Galen almost 13 years ago

Interesting direction based on the prompt. Questioning and eternal mystery. Well written, as usual :)

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