For years …

For years I had the line across my forearm
from the bandage that held the drip in a vein.
And I can still just see the white spot from
where the tube went in.
I remember the blond intern jabbing away
at a spurting vein. “Do you think I hit an artery
instead?”, he said.
What an interesting question.

(Julian O’Dea)

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2 responses to this post.

  1. I cringed as I read. Which, in this case, is a compliment.

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