Sunday, August 16, 2009

No Stopping It

by Michael J. Solender


It was a gradual, almost imperceptible process.

She begged me to help her. I watched as it began an advance that an army of generals could not thwart.

She was valiant trying to hold the final push off, but it was too late. One week short of her fortieth birthday, she turned into her mother.

4 comments:

Allie said...

Hey, Michael. Love your piece. It is a ticking time bomb, isn't it?

Erin Cole said...

This is the best nightmare I've ever read...and you did it in 55 (clapping)!

Crybbe666 said...

Hahaha....is there anything worse?? Loved it Michael!

Wilson said...

A succinct description. Kudos to you, Michael!