Brain To Body Post Operation

Brain: Where have you been?
Body: Where I've always been.
Brain: No you weren't, I heard a machine
clanking and hissing.
Body: Oh, you mean the heart-lung machine?
Brain: Is that what it was? You didn't ask if you
could by-pass me.
Body: I had no say, they shut me down.
Brain: They? Who the hell are they?
Body: The surgeons.
Brain: Not good enough, next time ask them to
get my permission.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ivan Donn Carswell 22 May 2008

Jez, if surgeons had brains like life support systems your problems would be solved. On the other hand you'd never get off a drip! Keep on pluggin'... Rgds, Ivan

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Tailor Bell 22 May 2008

Well, this is a good sign...along with making urine. Usually never hurts to get permission...for the most part that is. -Tailor

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Alison Cassidy 22 May 2008

Jerry this is brilliant - a little two-hander worthy of the master (Milligan) himself. And a lesson to all of us not to take life too seriously. Love and trillions of post-op hugs, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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Robert Howard 07 December 2008

Well, call me selfish, but if it weren't for those meddling surgeons, I wouldn't have had the opportunity of reading this crusty and witty poem.

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C. P. Sharma 06 November 2008

Jerry, a really great dialogue, soul talking to self. The comedy of life is that the body and the soul (you may call it brain) live together but they seldom have a dialogue with each other. I hope your body is in fine fetter. CP

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Amie-Lee ...... 05 October 2008

Another great poem Jerry, quite a realistic one in my eyes. Keep it up :)

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Ashraful Musaddeq 01 October 2008

A legendary job is done. Love it.

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Onelia Avelar 02 June 2008

funny absurd dialogue between body and brain, nice dose of humour :)

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