Nurse Caroline on Patient Don

Been asked to tell you my story

Of how I pampered Don, made him well

How he lapped up as patient my offerings

How I ran whenever he rang his bell


He's now become one of my favourites 

I hang by the door, wait his call

Then quick as a flash I do enter

To massage pelvic bones (and enthrall)


He can now walk two-legged to the toilet

(But little bit wobbly to be expected)

I hear his progression he's relating

To his family (they regularly get texted)


I'm here as a slave to his bidding

For coffee and bikkies (plus rub-downs)

We wouldn't want him getting  any bedsores, now would we?

From sleeping minus hospital gowns?


I'll be sad to see his bed finally empty

When all this is finished, gone and done

He brought lots of joy to us nurses

Cos he brought with him laughter and fun


Caroline  (registered nurse)  19 May  2019





◄ Nursie Caroline

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Don Matthews

Sun 19th May 2019 23:44

I must admit some parts I like
'Bout this incarceration
The way that Caroline's pampered me
In my ladder-fall duration. ?

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M.C. Newberry

Sun 19th May 2019 16:10

I bet those patients are waiting in line
To be seen by caring Caroline!
Will there be times when she thinks upon
Those days she cared for long-gone Don? ?

<Deleted User> (21487)

Sun 19th May 2019 08:59

i really like this one, it is quite endearing, Caroline sounds lovely, i hope you showed it to her.
Coffee and biscuits HUH!


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keith jeffries

Sun 19th May 2019 08:57


Thank you for such an excellent poem. Don is one of our finest poets so we appreciate your taking care of him.

Get well soon Don.

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