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englishJonah wrote this poem whilst he was with us at St Mary's. I am sure you will agree that it is fantastic and vividly describes the hospital ambience.

 

 

A poem for St Mary's Hospital

 

 

 

I want to tell you about a place,

 

Where a smile is pasted on all the faces,

 

And chit chat and chocolates are spread around,

 

And battle scars, bruises and bumps are shown so proud 

 

 

 

Visitors, nervously running around,

 

when their loved one is sighted,

 

Hugs and kisses are heard and seen loud and clear,

 

For they know that they're always near

 

 

 

60p for a coke, say the canteen friends,

 

And with the pass of the coins, the patient is given his daily fix,

 

Of wafers, bourbons or candy sticks

 

 

 

Beeps and boing go the machines and getting out becomes more likely, and all the goodness comes into you, through a needle, tablet or even tube

 

 

 

You see, this place, it currently houses me,

 

And only when, you come inside,

 

and play in the school room and sit on my bed

 

That the hospital I live in really starts to thrive

 

 

 

By Jonah - age 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments  

#1 Maria Marinho 2012-11-20 08:35
A very insightful poem. Good use of descriptive language the poem really brings the subject alive. Well done!
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