Miraculous Unwinding

Photo by Alistair MacRobert on Unsplash

She is sleeping. I put my face close to her face to confirm the gentle inhale and exhale before I sit down in the chair next to her bed. Her body is completely still, curled up into fetal position.

The house is quiet. Her dog is asleep on the reclining chair. I hear the dryer humming in the basement and the soft rustle of leaves outside the window.

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