Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 | Proof of Life – Betsy Mars

Proof of Life – Betsy Mars

Resonance  Through the chorus of beeps and bangs my body sang – every bit of skin  and flesh resisting the restraint – the draw of the machine imaging my insides  like Superman I lay, face down in a blue hospital gown  instead of cape, dozing, and dreamt of a girl flashing engagement rings. Jewelry-free I felt a quiver  in my muscles mimicking her proud wave, her tender  hand. And then another scene: on the monkey bars,  a child swings,  followed by...

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