In the nursing home, Mrs. Brown sits in her wheelchair, two feet from the television in her darkened room. The blue hues illuminate her face.

Our stretcher rolls past in the hallway. Each door is open. The story on every channel.

In stillness, they watch.

We are still young, the children call to them.

Craddle us tight again, in your arms.

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