Let’s Do This Thing…


Let’s Do This Thing

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee

 

I smile when I cry for you

Smile to let you know it’s alright

You don’t have to feel bad

 

Don’t have to feel bad that you hurt me

We have to do what we have to do

I want to live… I don’t have time to waste

 

Give me that injection, no… don’t you cry

Because it hurts me, I have to bear it

Bear it because… I have no choice

 

Tears roll down your cheeks touching my heart

Because you care that you hurt me

Tears roll down my cheeks because I care that you… hurt

 

So, I smile so, you can see I’m going to be alright

No matter the pain… it’s not your fault

Doing a blood gas is going to hurt no matter what

 

Don’t you cry now… what did you say?

You cry because … I’m so brave?

Oh no… I’m not so brave… I just know I have to do this

 

Do this if I want to live… I can’t waste any time

So, come on … let’s do this thing

We’ll cry, hurt together… let’s do this thing

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Note by Author:

 

I was thinking back to the time the lady who was giving me a blood gas when I was getting ready for surgery… my heart hurt for her.  This was a few years ago… I am fine, now.  :))))) Gloria

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