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STOMAESTHETICS

Posted by Bill

STOMAESTHETICS.

In the past I’ve written rhyme    
to capture all the grime and slime, 
and every horrid little thing  
that torrid stomas just might bring.  

But here I want to turn the tide  
and open up my mind real-wide  
to the beauty of this state  
of becoming an ostomate. 

The first thing that I want to say
is that my stoma’s here to stay,
so, I’d no option but to trust
that I’d eventually adjust.

When, at first, I took a look,
that was when my whole life shook,
but very soon it dawned on me
that my stoma would set me free.

I feel it might be pertinent
to say I’d been incontinent,
and so my life was difficult
and I had been quite diffident.

But the beauty of the change
was that my life would rearrange,
and it is no coincidence
that I had more self-confidence.

I could do things in my life
without the trouble and the strife
which had bothered me a lot
with all the trouble that I got.

Now I am a few years on
and my past problems all are gone,
I can now manage all my shit
and hardly ever think of it!

                           B. Withers 2020

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Comments:
Puppyluv56 : Nice! Feb 04, 2020
Little Lulu : The last line sums it up for all us, Bill! Keep inspiring us! Lucy Feb 04, 2020
Morning glory : Bill, very well said. Rebecca Feb 04, 2020
lovely : Another good one Bill Feb 04, 2020
britathrt60 : Another great one Bill...Ange Feb 05, 2020
Bill : Thank you so much everybody for your supportive replies to this post. It really does mean a lot to know that people appreciate these rhymes. Best wishes Bill Feb 05, 2020


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