Different Sort of Apology

[CW] – You’re a surgeon and you’ve accidentally left an item in someone’s body. Write a song or poem explaining to the patient your mistake. [Link to post.]


Dear patient Patient,

I apologize. Sorry.

for an accident,

Which will make it hard to pee.

My day was hectic.



Lunch was rushed. I ate quickly.

Food was delivered

While you were sleeping sweetly.

You may be injured.

I dropped a morsel in you.


A salted french fry,

it dropped inside your scrotum.

But no need to sigh

it’ll be a cinch to pluck.

Between a fry and your scrote

There is a vas deferens.


Your bill is enclosed.



Thank you for reading! I’m responding to prompts every day in 2018, this is #214. You can find them collected on my blog. If you’re curious about my universe (the Hugoverse) you can visit the Guidebook to see what’s what and who’s who, or the Timeline to find the stories in order.

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