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Hospitals are a lot like UFOs.
People check in, but where do they go?
All those needles and gloves
and band aids and blood …
Not to mention the nurses remind meof aliens
I always keep my eyes on them.
'Cause they always seem a little shifty.
They ask me questions way too quickly.
And doctors scare me the worst,
They slip in with slick smiles,
and deliver lines that are pre-rehearsed
“How are you today, Miss. Generic?
Take those pills, just like you promised?”
Hospitals are a lot like UFOs
The enemy breaking us down
in so many small blows.
Too many pills taste like poison,
so why do we need them, why is this chosen?
I leave feeling like I've been abducted
Like my faith in medical science is busted,
But still, I thank the receptionist.
I always seemed to like her best.
I don't think she's alien spawn,
because me and the receptionist, we get along.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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CheshireBlack said...
Aug. 7, 2011 at 3:32 am
SO TRUUE!!!!
 
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