The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

50 Words

Silence is Freeing

Fifty Word Challenge #105: Silence

my three quarter inch dermoid cyst / selfie by author

I had undergone a second ultrasound on my ovaries. Under scrutiny was the six centimeter cyst attached to my right ovary. The gynecologist took the scans and then went to check the results with the consultant. I lay in silence, awaiting her return — knowing that whatever will be, will be.

Many thanks to Melissa R. Mendelson for another scintillating challenge.

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Marla Bishop is a relationship coach, writer and an editor at TBI. Currently convalescing at home with autoimmune condition myasthenia gravis, she dreams of travel, wellness and teens who do what they’re asked. Buy her a cuppa here.



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Marla Bishop

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: