Sempiternal

Kayla Warden

Excerpt from memoir

You think you know death, but you don’t; not until you’ve seen it, really seen it. It’s not fair. Life isn’t fair. Why would this happen? I believe everything happens for a reason but this should never have happened.


My Mother told me that his lungs collapsed because he could not breathe on his own. His cheeks had red marks from the tape that held a tube in place. The doctors tried to pump air into his lungs but it did not work.