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silent treatment
by Cynth'ya Lewis
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Mimimalist medical satire at a glance.

See "Funny Notes From Patients Charts"
(A slide show)

newlife sunbursts
from a swollen belly

premature. . .unfit to live

yet continues to thrive
anyway. . . in spite of &

we must never ask "why?"

oldlife cloudbursts
in the midst of human tears

fully ripe. . . unfit to linger

yet continues to be hooked up
anyway. . . in spite of &

we must never ask "why?"

midlife contemplates
in the waiting room

surviving. . . unfit to fight
yet continues following orders
anyway. . . in spite of &

in hopes of making the thought
of birth and death into
minimalistic routine,
habitually wasting time
while waiting for white coat
angels in training,
they are precriptors
of a dead language,
rejects of Handrwriting 101

we must never ask "why?"
to alien gods, licens'd to deduce
a reason for our woes,
who hold our heartbeats
in the palms of their ego

oh no,

we must never ask "why?".

2005 cynth'ya lewis reed
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Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/4/2005
Splendid write...thanks for sharing.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/3/2005
ive never heard doctors described so well
Reviewed by Koty Lapid 3/3/2005
Thanks for sharing... great poem...
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 3/3/2005
If God didn't want us asking why, He'd've explained Himself better...gave us pain so's we'd wonder why, I think. Great poem.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/3/2005
Great write...thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by William Bonilla 3/2/2005
Now This is an awesome write
thanks Cynth'ya
For sharing

William ....Peace & Love

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