Mar 11, 2010 by


This morning I took the day off
‘cos I feel really sick.
First I sneeze and then I cough,
it must sound quite horrific.


My throat feels rough
and my chest is wheezing.
First I huff, and then I puff,
then another bout of sneezing.


Next I sweat, then I shiver,
I have a pounding head.
My nose runs like a river,
I’m definitely staying in bed.


I know that I have the ‘flu,
the symptoms are quite specific.
Other people have it too,
it’s quite an epidemic.


Now it’s really taking hold,
all across the bailiwick.
Islanders are all being told,
We’re in for a pandemic.


Ruth Bougourd – 2010

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