What will go with me?

I see my father-in-law, aged 90, act in a childlike manner, and hear the reactions,

“He has lost it totally.”

He has to be reminded of his wife’s first death anniversary, and he quietens down for some time. There is no calendar memory.

Suddenly, he grabs an envelope on the table which is somebody’s medical report, reads and gives the perfect prescription for the condition. The medical intelligence of a doctor who was once hailed as a genius, is intact.

I know what will enrich, and go with me till the end. My core competence needs to be nourished.

(99 words)

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15 thoughts on “What will go with me?

      1. That is a good core to have, Reena. I held Wrangling Words at my local library today (which is an in-person writing challenge like we do at Carrot Ranch) and I read your flash to the group that gathered and it really resonated with people.

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