The dreaded mammogram

Mammograms press breasts

Stoic, she holds back the tears

Alone, the dam breaks


I figured someday it would happen, the day my mammogram wasn’t “normal.”

Perhaps it is just a fluke, a momentary blocked duct, a hiccup in time, a mistake?

Denial first.


6/29/2018 – Update: denial wins this time. Time to celebrate living.