Fairy Wings- Non Fiction

The lift door opens and I see you standing there with some bags. We run to you and hug you and somehow the tears don’t stop. That familiar hug and huge cry is all that matters then. I don’t want to ever let you go. But you are struggling with the bags and try to push us away.

“Girls what happened, why are you crying? I had just been gone for a short while”. You push us away and go meet the other family members; everywhere I see everyone’s happy again. Then you come and sit with us and we tell you that it’s time to take your medicines. You look at us confused. “Medicine? What medicine?” And that’s when we notice that there are no dark circles under your eyes any more. You skin is fairer and smoother. No one tells you about what happened a year back.

I hear the familiar ring and my eyes open… and just like that, you are gone again, Ma. I try going back to sleep, but alas you are gone. And just like that, 25th February 2013 became a reality.

When my son wakes up and sometimes his eyes are webbed with eye mucus, while washing his face I tell him that a fairy had come left her wings behind on his eyes. Today, when I woke up, I had my eyes webbed completely. My fairy had probably kissed them shut.

It’s going to be a year and nothing has been able to fill that gap. Neither chocolates or alcohol or even weekend getaways help us forget.

We just have to close our eyes and the last picture of you lying on that stone is what appears.

Hope your dark circles and all your pain is gone; may you smile on us always.

Love you

From The Girls

K

20th February, 2014.

Advertisements

26 thoughts on “Fairy Wings- Non Fiction

  1. Pingback: Until then… | Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams | Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me

  2. Pingback: I Dreamed About Avril Lavigne | THE BLACK SPAGHETTI CHRONICLES

  3. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) | Incidents of a Dysfunctional Spraffer

  4. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) | tnkerr-Writing Prompts and Practice

  5. Pingback: Best Dream: YOU – Daily Prompt | alienorajt

  6. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) | The Wandering Poet

  7. Pingback: Truman Capote Dreams /Daily Prompt | I'm a Writer, Yes I Am

  8. Pingback: Speed of Light | THE MARRIED MAN WHO LOVES HIS X

  9. Pingback: “I need to climb the cherry tree to get to the marshmallows” | jigokucho

  10. Pingback: Sweet Dreams | Knowledge Addiction

  11. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss

  12. Pingback: Raging Inferno | Views Splash!

  13. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams – Mark II, Mod VI | tnkerr-Writing Prompts and Practice

  14. Pingback: Dreams and Exams | A mom's blog

  15. Pingback: imagi-Nation | peacefulblessedstar

  16. Pingback: No Idris Elba, I will not marry you! | Altared Egos

  17. Pingback: Sweet Dreams (It’s Morphin’ Time!) | Lead us from the Unreal to the Real

  18. Pingback: Sweet Dreams from Angel Grove | Lead us from the Unreal to the Real

  19. Pingback: DREAMS OF ARMAGEDDON | hastywords

  20. Pingback: DREAM ASYLUM ANALYSIS | hastywords

  21. Pingback: El Dreamo | Edward Hotspur

  22. Pingback: Sweet Dreams: Daily Prompt | 365 Days of Thank You

  23. Pingback: I dreamed a dream of time … wait, it was something … hold on. | The Bohemian Rock Star's "Untitled Project"

  24. Pingback: Daily Prompt: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) | Nola Roots, Texas Heart

  25. Pingback: Sweet Dreams | Alexia Jones

Talk to Me :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s