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Old shoes

Dr Matt Burkes

Old shoes

No grip

Rainy night

Bad slip

Land hard

Right hand

Swear loud

Can stand

Large scotch

Off to bed

Can’t sleep

Hand red

Next day

Ignore pain

To work

More rain

Hand hurts


Still hurts

Still red

Day three

Bruise see

Bite bullet


Good news

Old mate

Straight in

No wait!


Broken bone

Strapped up

Sent home

Fracture clinic

Another mate!

Light banter

Piss take



Hand therapy

Sent away

Feeling better

Less stress

God bless


Back home

Rain again

Old shoes

In bin.

Dr Matt Burkes is a GP in Hampshire

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