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the curse's ASSISTANT


Did you know there are places our old folk are kept?
And if sadly they have no one else a guardian must decline or accept
If they choose to eat they’re served the cheapest part of the pig of course
However these elders aren’t aware that they may be eating horse

You’ve got your cocky little C.N.A.’s who think they have absolute power
And they’ll ignore the old people’s pleas at any particular hour
“You know, “ I said to one “Mrs. Wagner hasn’t eaten in more than ten days”
The C.N.A. responded “don’t make me no never mind ” and then she asked for a raise

Many of  the Nurses are the same damned way
They don’t give a damn what the elderly have to you say
Cold sores, bed sores mount up by the score
But they say, “it’s five o’clock and I’m out the door”

So to wrap things up tidily some of those places will kill the old
And believe me because I saw it first hand and wasn’t just told
The C.N.A.’s run around not listening to what Mr. Hirsh just said
Well perhaps they’ll take their job a little more seriously when they find Mr. Hirsh dead

These professionals act without care or concern
So in school a lack of sympathy is the first thing they learn
The frail and elderly should receive mercy from the staff
Instead they are at thee mercy of the staff,  and that ain’t no laugh            © 2011.…phreepoetree ~free cee!~


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  1. Date: 11/29/2011 9:14:00 AM
    I was in a nursing home for two months when I was 55. They treated me very well. I believe you are talking about a terrble "home" and I am quite sure they exsist. There should be no laughter at such terrible things. Yours Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 1:53:00 AM
    Clever rhymes and very interesting! Thanks for sharing! :] Always, Laura