By Dr Joseph Hawkins, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Clinical lead for End of Life Care, Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust. Twitter: @JoeHawk75825077
When I purchased my
Toaster- don’t laugh,
I looked -at all of Google’s best
Two weeks I persisted
In the search for the right one.
At two weeks in,
I chose the cheapest on
Still made toast I thought.
And it does.
It’s not fancy toast but it works.
Now I have to decide for you.
Not about toast of course, I never saw you eat toast. Funny thought that
Imagine- me thinking about you eating toast
At a time like this.
You can’t tell me anymore what you want,
Not even about… must stop thinking about
Of course you’d never
Research like I do-
You’d probably buy the cheapest toaster
Now I’ve got to agree your
Funny word-these people I don’t know
You a good 20 minute drive from me
Not as if you couldn’t have moved
Back when you started forgetting.
Now I wonder.
Do you owe me – you have so much,
You can’t even appreciate it now.
I’ll get the carers,
Twice a day seems fine.
They’ll never care for you
Like I do.
Just because they see you now,
They didn’t see you then.
I can’t do the things they do,
They’re just payed to do it.
You can’t pay for what I do.
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