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I'm home again

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I'm home again

Well here I am I’m home again
I’ve had my operation
And me, I don’t mind telling you
It caused me consternation
Cause me, I don’t like hospitals
They don’t do much for me
But with this blessed hernia
It’s the way things had to be.

It couldn’t be a little op
I’d heard that it’s all key hole
But not for me, it had to play
A so much bigger role
They cut my belly wide open
From Sternum to that place
Where the Umbilicus lies
It put a frown upon my face

‘twill give me pain for three months yet
The doctor said to me
And me I cannot take pain killers
They cause me misery
So I guess that I must take the pain
And act just like a man
And get through all this discomfort
Just like I know I can.

24 June 2013 @ 1302hrs.








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  1. Date: 6/26/2013 11:34:00 AM

    Sorry you had to have an operation. Not a pleasant thing but had to be done. love phyl

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/26/2013 6:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you phyl, It is not that bad, just a little pain thats all, it is nothing to what others are suffering Peter
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 10:06:00 PM

    hi there, great write!!!!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/24/2013 10:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi to you Arthur, thanks for your comments, my friend Peter
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 5:08:00 PM

    So sorry you had to endure in such an operation Peter but the good news is the worst is over. I just had a partial thyroidectomy April 30. I had a 5.8 goiter in my neck. But the worst is over my friend. Glad to see you here on the soup and wishing you a speed recovery. Hugs and love, Gail

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/24/2013 8:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Gail, I don't even know why I sent that one, I guess I had to write it, because even those things are still part of my story. And I love trying to give poetry to my story. Sorry to hear you have had your troubles with health too. In the end it is all an experience for the good or bad. I appreciate your comments Gail...Peter
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 12:43:00 AM

    good write,,,,, I had my appendix out at least 15 yrs ago. I kept thinking it was gas. after 6days my boyfriend said I'm taking you in ;}

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 6/24/2013 1:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Debbie. I had to have the op, cause I couldn't stand this old body, with the lumps, it made me feel older than I already am .. LOL