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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:
Feb 04, 2020 3:55 PM
Puppyluv56 : Nice!
Feb 04, 2020 8:45 PM
Little Lulu : The last line sums it up for all us, Bill! Keep inspiring us! Lucy
Feb 04, 2020 9:22 PM
Morning glory : Bill, very well said.
Rebecca
Feb 04, 2020 9:51 PM
lovely : Another good one Bill
Feb 05, 2020 1:29 AM
britathrt60 : Another great one Bill...Ange
Feb 05, 2020 4:36 AM
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