ER 2AM

in


feeling like an impostor
with my sullen grimace
anyone can enter here
the bored ER doctor
asking me the boring questions
on a scale of 1 to 10...
does this hurt?
how bout this?
the x-ray guy was nice
made an attempt
at good humor
script in hand
wheeled out to the cold
home to suffer in silence
moans from the next cubicle
already receding

5 comments:

Lorna said...

yeah, been there, felt that

Lee said...

You OK now?

rdl said...

yes, thanks Lee. if i only had a good drug supply, i could've stayed home. but not having a very high pain threshold, i succumbed. :(

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

What is beyond there?
I think ocean?

rdl said...

cats… yes it's Provincetown, MA.