Hello to all my good PIP friends.I have just come home from a couple of weeks enjoyable respite. The nurses who looked after me were really wonderful so I wrote a poem for them. I'd like to share it with you all.
Woodendís Wonderful Nurses
It is with a wonderful sense of pleasure
That Iíve come back to Woodend for respite,
To see all those Nurses Iíd met before
And many more who will gladden my sight.
Being a nurse is a wonderful profession
And most nurses are ever so kind,
And when we are completely under their care,
With our lives they become completely entwined.
Warmly welcomed by Lisa at the front desk,
Then shown to my room by dear Jan,
She fiddled & fussed & made sure things were right,
In fact she reminded me of my dear old Gran.
There are three great nurses like Claire and Linda
And Kaye, all top girls in any nurseís selection,
And where would you get another like Emmy
Who is the pinnacle of nursing perfection?
Three others whose stars shine much brighter
And I say this on my scoutís honour,
They helped me with that little bit extra
And they all shared that first name of Donna.
The name of Di is collated with caring
And of the ones who were there to help me,
For their kindness they were all good at sharing,
As were Maxine, Kathryn, Rosemary and Lee.
Margaret and Melissa were angels of care
And Katrina and Joy top nurses in the world,
Also a very special gong for the cleaner,
For Lee always carried her banner unfurled.
There are others who stand tall like our Annie,
As well as Alison, the Lisaís and Bee,
Also Jan who brought me my medication,
With them all, I shared a great empathy.
I know there are many more wonderful nurses
Who have all earned a great mention here?
But all your names I find hard to remember,
But who in my memory I hold very dear.
So to you all I say thank you sincerely
For all your kindness and your expertise,
I look forward to my next enjoyable respite
Just so long as my dear wife agrees.
Lindsay P Wilson