I cried when I heard you were in the hospital
The news on my heart was a heavy toll
A thousand and one thoughts passing through my mind
I had no idea what I would find.
I was shocked by the scene my eyes did meet
This couldn’t possibly be you draped in a sheet
This couldn’t be you being wheeled down the corridor
Attached to a tube and a monitor.
I thought I would meet her nursing you back to health
By your side constantly asking how you felt
She who you laboured and built your world around
was now absolutely nowhere to be found.
I still remember the day of your engagement
How you laughed and danced around the garden
The smile on your face as you greeted everyone
Who would have thought you would now be alone.
Now the doctor wants to speak with the family
I call her up so she can accompany me
He tells us the news we fear to hear
As I console her, I notice her ring finger is bare.