#100peoplepoems part 71: Mavis

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May 24, 2016 by Sez

For an old lady on a ward I visited this week.
CN crap end of life care.
_______
You’re not at home

You’re on your own

It hurts.

Nobody comes

And when they do

They prod

And talk to you

Like you’re a child

But then

You hear them say

“She’s not got long”

Who’s “She”

You think you know.

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