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This tale is of an ostomate,

but told for those who irrigate.

For I feel it may be they,

who will envisage what I say.


Today I had an incident,

a torrid horrid accident.

Right in the middle of my flush,

it all came out in one big rush.


This would not have been so bad,

except the wafer came unclad.

Now those of you who know this scene

will know exactly what I mean.


When you’re flushing pressure grows,

then stomas act like volcanoes.

The faeces always takes its course,

erupting with enormous force.


There’s little I could do although

I quickly tried to stem the flow.

But a cupped hand won’t stem the tide

of all that faeces held inside.


In the first explosive wave,

I knew not how it would behave.

With no way of controlling it,

I was head to toe in slimy shit.


Then when I thought I’d do no more,

shit shot across the bathroom floor.

It showered like a rainy squall

and soon was spread on every wall.


Though I showered and cleaned as well

I failed to clear up all the smell.

Although it took me half the night

to try to put this whole mess right.


But now I’ve given up instead

and think that I’ll just go to bed.






















 


 



























   















































(10.08.2010)




Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.

01.08.2014






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