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Patient Wellness, Worth The Wait

Witness of a hospitalized person
how much could her condition worsen?
Coddling her every need
so onward her life must proceed
kept alive merely to survive
she lost her will and her drive
just how long has she been that way?
Longer than a year hoping not another day
barely able to understand her words
nurses cut her food up into thirds
it's almost impossible to understand
as they wait on her every command
sadness spreading empathetic hearts
multiple medications on her charts
needing some physical rehabilitation
overall balance is her only salvation
the story of hers a mystery
somehow sidelined in her history
I can't help but feel somewhat bad
24-7-365 all completely sad

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 08, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

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