love-her

she examined the injury carefully, brows furrowing
slightly as she racked her brain for the correct medical
terms. it’s like a medical school textbook was flipping
pages in her head as she tried to form a sentence.

         ❛ well, it’s only a contusion, a small hematoma of
           the tissue. your capillaries are damaged but it’s
           nothing too big. ❜

english, ahyeon. it’s a bruise.