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POEMS









Sometimes stomas are performed,

so someday they maybe reformed.

Surgeons can sow the colon back,

and lives can then be back on track.


There are some people with a choice

to make decisions, and give voice

to what they really want to do,

if a reversal comes in view.


Now I recall that I rehearsed,

how I would have it all reversed.

For sure it could my life enhance,

if only I would get that chance.


It all seemed so straightforward yet,

I hesitated with this bet.

What were the hidden risks to me

to get rid of my ostomy?


When all about it was not known,

then some seeds of doubt were sown.

I thought I ought to research more,

so I would know what lay in store.


With exploration on the ‘net

for information I might get.

The risks I found might be quite high.

I then was bound to ask the why.


Why prevaricate with fear,

as my reversal date drew near.

I waited so long for this day,

but what was wrong I couldn’t say.


I ponder now on this subject,

and wonder how in retrospect,

someone like me would know it all,

so I or we could make this call.


















 


 



























   















































(10.08.2010)




Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.

01.08.2014





DECISIONS ON REVERSAL

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