Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

I Don'T Want To See The Angels - Poem by Mary Nagy

The countdown has begun.
1 week and 4 days.
Anesthesia scares me.
Will I awaken?

I'm finding myself
getting things in order.
For what?
I'm not sure.
I seem compelled
to write notes to my kids
and husband.
To assure they know
I love them.

People say,
''Don't worry, you'll be fine.''
Do they know?
Can they guarantee this?
(I'd like to get that in writing) .

The thought of this being my
last 11 days
really puts life into perspective.
I am stepping outside of myself
and seeing what it would be
for them
without me.

You say I'm being dramatic?
DRAMATIC?
Perhaps.
But, who knows what is planned?

The only angels I want to see
when I wake up from surgery
are the ones that are driving me
to the hospital.


Comments about I Don'T Want To See The Angels by Mary Nagy

  • (4/26/2006 1:56:00 PM)


    My Pop doesn't really like poetry, but I really think he will like this one, because he will be able to relate to it. I loved it.
    -Danny
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  • (4/26/2006 1:56:00 PM)


    My Pop doesn't really like poetry, but I really think he will like this one, because he will be able to relate to it. I loved it.
    -Danny
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  • (4/26/2006 1:56:00 PM)


    My Pop doesn't really like poetry, but I really think he will like this one, because he will be able to relate to it. I loved it.
    -Danny
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  • (4/23/2006 5:54:00 PM)


    Be patient Mary! there is a light at the end of the tunnel.......every dark cloud has a silver line..............this is not a silk road and there are ups & downs.Let the Angels fly to the sky..........and we can live on earth peacefully. (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2006 6:14:00 PM)


    Dear Mary
    I feel very strongly that I will be speaking to you again after the 11 days,
    I will pray for your safety for now, during, and for recovery,
    We will talk again, Love Duncan
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  • Ernestine Northover (4/21/2006 3:39:00 PM)


    Hey Mary, what's up! Hope it's not anything serious, do take care, and let me know how you are. I'm feeling concern now. Very informative write, this one. Please speak to me. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • (4/21/2006 10:54:00 AM)


    Mary will help you count to 11 days so we can send out extra prayers.I can't say things will be fine, but I can ask that they will be. Take care

    Patricia
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  • Ray Lucero (4/21/2006 10:03:00 AM)


    Mary,

    Holding good thoughts and prayers that you will be just fine.
    An honest and brave write...thank you.

    Warmest Regards,
    Ray
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  • (4/21/2006 9:34:00 AM)


    Normal fears, Mary. Thanks for sharing them with us. I love the last stanza.

    Raynette
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 21, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 29, 2006


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