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To Breathe or Not to Breathe

kesavan nampoothiry

"Breathe", she heard someone say
"Don't let go", she heard from another 
"Hold onto life", she heard from one more 
But
It wasn't what she had heard 
That
Made her want to make a choice!
It was, rather, 
What she had overhead
"Comatose will continue for life"
"Life wouldn't be the same"
"Take extra care of her"
To live or to let go was her choice
But,
To let others live without worrying
Was her choice too...
And that is the moment she made her choice
To not live 
So the others could live! 

2 comments

  • This is such a beautifully sad piece. Well written :)

    Vaidehi
  • Alas, and it’s all memories.
    So nicely written Kesh :)

    Neeraja

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