In The Hospital
They take patience with fractured skulls
to the very top floor.
is done on the penultimate level.
Picky, effiminate neurosurgeons
scurry about like impulses running along neurons.
Broken backs and spinal cord damage
are mended in the elevator shaft.
occupies the middle floors.
Fluids expelled from various orrifices
out of that system.
Babies are born
in rooms next to tubes being tied
adjacent to vasectomes beeing eed
On the second floor.
The candy stripers sit.
Behind a table.
Between the main entrance and the stairwell.
They are in front of the hallway
which leads to podiatry.
filled to bursting with sickness.