OUR CATEGORY : Jo-Ann Godfrey

In The Waiting Room

Every time the nurse calls a name, his mother, with great difficulty, gets up, “Hurry,” she says in a shaky voice, “Or we’ll miss our turn.” He looks up from his book. “It’s not you, sit down mom,” he says flatly, and then repeats it yelling. She is hard of hearing. He is a son […]

Laughter, The Saviour

My mother, who has been a widow for a year now, can’t remember because of old age. She is mad about that because, “it is so annoying,” she whines. I have never been able to remember at any age. “You have to help me,” I say, “Remember where we parked, level three, on the right […]