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Just opened eyes and wore my heart upon my sleeve
Entering the ward, looking dapper, hair-game on fleek
Couldn’t care less if I’m known to you at all!
For Brutus is an honorable man, we know, after all!
I stand before this bedcase I’m studying for a while
As a Kanye fan, I know, ‘there ain’t no church in the wild!’
Attendants praying so… like I’m a good man self-styled
All I write is a call for tracheostomy in this file!
Not really a morning guy to be asked, how do I do?
What people think I do? What society thinks I do?
What my family thinks I do, friends think and what I do
Is doing things to you that only God would do to you!
I’m now handling a hopeless case of Aplastic Anemia
She’s barely sixteen and she’s running out of platelets
I keep transfusing her as she bleeds until she’s bled out
What else is there to do? I’m only a doctor, baring hatred!
She’s previously undergone two, three nasal debridements
With nasal packing done, she’s biting tongue and I’m frightened!
I tell myself, ‘get a grip, you’re not a brainless amoeba!
She is just a regular patient, she is not a Queen of Sheeba!’
On one-time medications, she survives a day or two
Meanwhile, she’s shifted to the Medical ICU
‘They say’, in a song I hum, ‘All good boys go to Heaven’
She smiles with bleeding gums, why? I don’t have a clue!
I try my superpowers living up to expectations
At last, I go for a cardiopulmonary resuscitation
I feel no pulse nor can I pick oxygen saturation
She had no time to go for a bone marrow transplantation!
Noting down death summary of the one I wished to stay
That’s it! My shift is over! I’m calling it a day!
It’s raining and I can’t rhyme more – I’m no Skippa Da Flippa
Scared to be lonely, I have a crush on Dua Lipa!
I simply love the tattoo on her left forearm that says,
‘This means nothing’ – how insightful that is!
She looks like someone who I know has recently expired
I close my eyes to a heavy heart tonight as I’m tired!