NHS Heroes: The District Medusa

The District Medusa’s / confused / but used to it / curses as she struggles to tie on a mask / past the rattlers, vipers and asps / ignoring the patient’s frantic objections / that he really doesn’t want an injection / flailing and wailing with his eyes squeezed shut / but / when the DM cracks her dusty knuckles / he opens his eyes so she smiles and chuckles / advances the needle but the needle buckles / okay stony / you great big phony / she roars / tossing the broken needle on the floor / grabbing her bags and kicking through the door / I’ve got a busy day and I just can’t plan it / when every patient turns to granite

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