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Hospital Sleeping

Hospitalized. Like a caged animal I hear the nurses laughing again What is so dagnabbed funny at 2:18 in the morning? Diabolical laughter echoes through the hallway. Slapping its body into my room loudly and proudly A nurse will be in here to take vitals in a minute. I cannot believe they have to wake me up for this. Hello. Let’s take our blood pressure. Hi! Let’s go to the potty. My name is Lola. I will be your night nurse. Who the bellsl cares? I sit and fume But no one comes. Maybe I have had my quota of being bothered today? I fall into a tiny sleep. 2:22 the clock says. Some idiot wakes me up at 2:35. Hi! My name is Dotty. You can say that again.

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Date: 11/19/2020 5:04:00 AM
Caren, lol, you've penned your hospital stay so masterfully. I remember 5 a.m. wake ups when a nurse would draw my blood, on the psychiatric wards. A rude awakening, lol !
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/19/2020 4:24:00 PM
I just get so tired of them not letting me sleep.
Date: 11/18/2020 3:25:00 PM
Haha! Dotty's turn to take you to the potty. Smiles, Gershon
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/18/2020 6:54:00 PM
No kidding! Love that rhyme.