send me well wishes, not tricks up your sleeve
because right when i need you, you also need me
there’s no changing colors, no charging up dues,
no market impressions, no turning up clues
i test, you trial, as our turbulence goes
on for lightyears, discomfort and woes
you never asked for permission, to park it and stay
you’re welcoming gift bears, a reason to pray
i pray not to jesus, nor shiva, nor thor
for they bare no witness, to what we’ve endured
answer me this, are you used to me yet?
cause i’m still not adjusted, your now and then threat
there’s no ‘when this is over,’ or ‘as soon as it’s done’
because you and i baby, got no where to run
so send me well wishes, and i’ll still do my best
together we’ll do it, every last test
there’s no you without me, nor me without you
so let’s be married in action, and both pay our dues
i can if you can, and we can it’s true
our bumps become our stories, our unexpected blues.
todays diabetes blog week prompt:
Our topic today is Poetry Tuesday. This year, Diabetes Blog Week and TuDiabetes are teaming up to bring out the poet in you! Write a poem, rhyme, ballad, haiku, or any other form of poetry about diabetes. After you’ve posted it on your blog, share it on the No Sugar Added® Poetry page on TuDiabetes, and read what others have shared there as well!