Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

Thank You Doctor H! - Poem by Mary Nagy

Dear Doctor...you have scared me!
I'm afraid to make a move.
I don't know what is safe or not.
It's nothing I can prove.

I'm scared to take a bath now
(my skin absorbs flouride!)
I'd find somewhere to run to
but there's nowhere left to hide!

It's hard to not just panick.
I don't know what to do.
I'd go outside and meditate
but birds kill with the flu!

I read the toothpaste label
as I brush with poisoned paste.
I splash some water (flouride) on me
I forgot this in my haste!

Please, let me thank you Doctor
I wasn't scared enough.
Now I'm just a bag of nerves!
(and I thought I was tough!)

Thanks alot Herbert! !


Comments about Thank You Doctor H! by Mary Nagy

  • Brian Dorn (8/6/2006 7:34:00 PM)


    That's why I don't go to the Doctor (unless I have to) . Good stuff, Mary! !
    Brian
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  • (10/26/2005 9:38:00 AM)


    H is right that the medical community puts profits ahead of health but what is to be done? Just take care of yourself the best you can. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (10/26/2005 9:10:00 AM)


    Goodness knows Mary what we take into ourselves these days, with all these added chemicals to counteract something else. Very well written poem. I think we mustn't panic though. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

  • (10/26/2005 7:47:00 AM)


    Nice, Mary! The rhyme works in this one, for me. I think rhyme often works as a sing-songy counterpoint to an ironic theme. The lines 'It's hard to not just panick./
    I don't know what to do./I'd go outside and meditate/but birds kill with the flu' say essentially what I just posted at the Forum.
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  • (10/26/2005 6:15:00 AM)


    As a punishment you wil receive a bunch of studies on the subject. If that doesn't scare you....
    Best
    H
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007


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