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"It's All Immaterial"—A Short Story

by Sara Eatherton-Goff

And there it was, the answer he never expected.

Three months to live and nothing can be done. He could start chemotherapy, but as his doctor said: “It may extend your life for a few months, however, it’s going to be miserable. Chemotherapy may just make your last few months unbearable. I’m sorry.”

Thanks, Doc.

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It Has To Be Worth It

It will be, I’m sure of it.

It’s quiet in all the right ways.

There’s a hum of an espresso machine steaming two-percent milk, the sound of vertical water streams crashing back down into rippling water surface in an indoor fountain, and the random chatter of echoing voices encased within the high glass ceilings.

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Just Be “The Mom” (What’s Wrong With You?)

My time is running out.

I wasted years of time working on something that didn’t matter, at least not to me. Everything was for everyone else, and now it's down to the last. We want to move and we want to move fast, therefore time shall be sacrificed on the Alter of Personal Progress for the unforeseeable future.

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Plastic Daydreams

Is heavy plastic surgery a status symbol or vanity gone awry?

I watch her, lips pursed outward and unnaturally firm like a deformed, stubby duckbill.

Are those artificial cheek bones? They seem to slice through her flesh with unnerving fierceness. Those triple-E breasts, so hard and high, I’m surprised she doesn’t topple over in stilettos at ten-AM on a Wednesday morning, waiting for her Tall Pumpkin Spice Latte at the Starbucks kiosk in the mall.

Is it the men? Is it men who make women feel like they have to do this to themselves?

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There Is No More Room In Here

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Words on a Whisper

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“You’ve Got Mail” (Good-Bye)

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Everything Is Normal

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You don’t need those organs anyways…right?

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That’s A Twenty Well Spent

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Sara Eatherton-Goff

Hi! I'm Sara—mom of three, wife, and non-fiction and fiction writer currently scrawling on Medium, and about digital business growth on GoffCreative.com. Don't forget to subscribe for direct, hand-crafted ruminations delicately bundled for you each week.

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