[the Writing of Kuypers] [JanetKuypers.com] [Bio] [Poems] [Prose]
Stewart, Florida was witness
to another new account
of a woman in medical need.
Emergency Medical Technicians
were summoned in August to a home
with a grossly overweight woman
But not only were the doorways
for this four foot ten
four hundred eighty pound woman,
she had not moved from her couch
in several years.
The fabric had adhered to her skin.
They transported her
and the couch
to the hospital, but
during their attempts to free her.
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