Night rescue.

Beneath icing-sugar stars,
The helicopters blades
Whip my dream.

Our local hospital has a retrieval helicopter that often flies low over our house during the night. Occasionally so low that it shakes the windows and shudders the walls. Back when I was working in the emergency department it would often wake me just before dawn to the portend of a busy shift ahead.

(And what is a haiku?)

Featured image via Nathan Anderson

Ian Miller

One thought on “Night rescue.

  1. Much the same when I lived in Slyvia Curley House at RCH..I heard the Ambulances come in at Night and then was awake wondering what I was going to face in ICU in the morning…..prayed it was not an admission…most of the time it was…..

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