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The Doctors Office

October 4, 2012
By Labradorian PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
Labradorian PLATINUM, Chicago, Illinois
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When I was young,
It was the anticipation of a shot.
A stab of pain
Worse to wait for
Then to receive.

I’d sit in the car
Covering my eyes.
Flashes of
And sterile robes.
Images of
A needle
Protruding through my arm.

I’d scream and shout,
Not wanting the moment to come.
Surprised when
All I felt
Was a prick
And a cool bandage on my arm.

But now I know that,
What I imagine
Is worse than reality.

Maybe that’s why
I now want to speed up
The dreaded clock
And get it over with.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Aug. 8 2013 at 5:23 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I so relate to this. I remember being a child also and being dead-scared of the doctor and crying before he or she would call my name. Ha! Good times. I like the anticipation you create. Anyone can relate to this.