The Invalid Citizen And Other Stories
Foraine Amukoyo Gift. The Invalid Citizen And Other Stories
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scrawled my signature on the first page of the document and paused. The pen slipped off my sweaty fingers. It was not easy for me to put an end to one’s life.
Mira stared at me. Her eyes were remote, “If you truly love me, just sign it. You are the only family I have to permit this hospital to end these sufferings,” she said.
“It is just a small beautiful house on an island in Epe. Oh, Mira, you will love it.”
We were at the balcony. The morning sun cascaded upon us. The sun was like a healing balm. I was very cold last night; the mild heat soothed my skin. Mira felt at home. She was on a stretcher bed. I propped some pillows to support her back and arms.