I Haven’t Been the Same
We have to go slow, I hope you don’t mind.
I haven’t been the same
Since the day of the accident.
The leg was pretty badly mangled.
I’m lucky to have it, they say.
I bit off the tip of the tongue,
And can’t help thinking it’s still there.
The worst thing is the lungs,
Which keep filling with fluid.
It feels like I’m drowning.
I spend most of my time in bed,
Or in a wheelchair.
Physio twice a week, which I hate.
All those repetitions!
So this is great.
Thank you for taking the trouble.
I’ll be back on my feet
In a couple of weeks.