A Spoonful of Sugar

Clipart image of a spoon, with a substance on it. Food or medcine

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 26 November 2021, hollow.

In distress, I was suffering, on back,
Handed unpleasant meds by the quack,
But his soothing was hollow,
And when doctor said “Swallow”,
I brought all of my supper straight back.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed large IT systems, interrupted by a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Now mix development of health-related software with voluntary work and writing. Married, with an estranged daughter.

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