Five Sentence Fiction — Grief


Lillie McFerrin Writes

Submitted in response to Lillie McFerrin Five Sentence prompt of “Grief”.


No one said this disease would be fair.

And yet no medical evidence had provided a definite answer.

In far too many cases the duration  of suffering had been brief.

And  she alone suffered her terrible grief.

Her husband joining the many who die of their terrible cancer.