Cheryl Gatling | The Sun Magazine

Cheryl Gatling

Cheryl Gatling lives in Syracuse, New York, and has worked the night shift at a hospital as a registered nurse for eighteen years. She is also a wife, mother, and graduate student.

— From December 2006

Infant Pneumonia

She wouldn’t suck. She wouldn’t cuddle. / Her eyes rolled toward me, then away again. / I hugged her to my chest and ran / from the doctor’s office to the X-ray lab.

December 2006
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