Small Stone # 6

Hearing is failing.
I couldn’t hear her.
Mortified, embarrassed
ashamed, feeling
deeply separate;
hot tears fell
as I shared
with a friend.

I’m projecting fear…

Small Stone # 6 for our Mindful Writing Challenge at Writing Our Way Home: http://www.writingourwayhome.com/search?updated-min=2013-01-01T00:00:00Z&updated-max=2014-01-01T00:00:00Z&max-results=5

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  1. Ugh. Know this feeling. Awful. Well described though here. k.

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  2. what an interesting verse….the hearing is failing…to lose any sense would be hard….my mom really struggled with hearing loss and not wanting to get an aide….

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    • It is hard. I never quite understand those who prefer not to try a hearing aid. I know they can be costly but the alternative is no fun.

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  3. Such a sad thing. They say deafness presents the biggest challenge to feeling connection. Will illustrated, Gayle.

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  4. Oh, this is powerful.

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  5. sometimes sharing is hard

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  6. Little confessions. That’s what these feel like, Gayle…

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