Treasure Island

Scott Stanley Davis

(Indianapolis, Indiana)

She Watches The Watchers


There are a lot of nurses and that is a good thing right? and that's a delight, but I am not going to write about them tonight. For I saw a nurse who is polite and very upright and not very big in height. She watches over the watchers for that's what a nurse is forthright. She had a smile that was as big as a mile and carried herself with style, like Michael of basketball fame who swirled and curled in his way and played in Bombay, but if he got hurt wouldn't he need a nurse? or he would get worse. How she can carry the weight of the world I am unsure, for there is no brochure to show us how to mature or endure. Julie is her name and nursing is her game, she will get no fame, as she carries on in her way. Now you might think this is insane, but she will not be defamed by the one who looks at these things; This world is so much better with these Julie's who are all around us. She won't be on TV or maybe not in a movie, but when your in a bad way, you will be assigned to her attache..

Submitted: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 02, 2013

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Nursing supervisor @ Mercy Hospital

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