Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Roger Jones: ICU

A warm light and the night nurse in the hall padding by. I’m hooked to machines with changing green numbers, tubes in both hands. Heartbeat and blood pressure steady. Drifting into the harbor of sleep.

schoolyard dream
laughter echoing
through fog

by Roger Jones
New Braunfels, Texas

1 comment:

Crafty Green Poet said...

perfectly captures that sense of unreality in hospital nightime