What do you do when there is no hope,
When the disease that you have iS incurable?
They can buy you some time with surgery and treatment -
But how much time
And at what cost.
The treatment itself can be hard on the system
And offers no real guarantee;
I’ve seen others go through it and I’m not so sure
That it’s the right course for me
Volume 20, Number 114, April/May 2017 War - A Memoir by Margot Maddison-MacFadyen
I am writing a series of stories about growing up in West Vancouver in the 60s and 70s. This is the first, and it has the earliest date. My own name - plus the names of my sisters, playmates and neighbours - has been changed. Otherwise, this is a true event, right down to the talking crow.
I could stay in the garden under the giant maple tree all day, making elf houses out of moss, twigs and bright blue bachelor buttons, but my best friend Sky Anderson, a boy who is a year older than I am, wants to play. Read More
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