Unrelenting...March 29, 2014
She stared at the young man, moving rhythmically on top of the girl and her frown deepened. She couldn’t allow herself to be distracted by the family members waiting outside, angry at not being let in. She needed to focus. She watched as he continued pressing down upon her tiny frame and in her gut, she felt the girl’s heart begin to heal.
“Stop.” She said. He did as he was told and she turned to the defibrillator, watching the squiggles start to form rhythmic waves.
Dr Afreen suppressed a smile and nodded at the paramedic. The child would live.
Author's note: This is my take on WriteTribe's "100 words on Saturday" prompt which must feature the sentence "S/He felt her/his heart begin to heal…………"