Harsh treatment but provide prime
The night attendant Polish,
The nurse Jamaican,
United nations congregate
In cordial fashion through the wards
When you are ill.
Why cant the nations cast aside their arms
And solve their spats with striped-pants diplomatic ardor,
Living with commensurate harmony, renouncing playing martyr?
©2009 by Paul Hertelendy.
The illustrations are from IMSI's Master Clips Collection, 1895
Francisco Blvd. E., San Rafael, CA, 94901-5506, USA. These poems
first posted June 29, 2009.
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