The Unheard Thoughts of an EMT

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I’ll speak my mind

I’LL SHOUT IT TO THE WORLD

Let my rage no longer be confined

LET THESE TANGLED THOUGHTS UNTWIRL

 

For the men and women I couldn’t save

WHOSE CHESTS I COMPRESSED

Whose last breathes I gave

I TRIED MY BEST

 

I want you to live

I TRY AND I TRY

I hope their families will forgive

BECAUSE THEY DIE AND THEY DIE

 

Everyone’s time must end

BUT DAMN IT ALL

This was someone’s friend

WHO NOW HAS TO RECEIVE THAT HEART-WRENCHING CALL

 

Show me I made a difference

SHOW ME I MADE A CHANGE

Why in this instance

WHY MUST A LIFE BE EXCHANGED

 

I am an E.M.T.

I CAN SAVE YOU

These are the thoughts that plague me

HERE I AM BEING HONEST AND TRUE

 

Death is a part of my job

BUT THAT ISN’T IT ALONE

The bad days will never rob

ME OF THE DAYS THAT I AM SHOWN

 

A child’s smile

A MOTHER’S RELIEVED SIGH

Even if for just a while

I FEEL NOTHING BUT SKY HIGH

 

I am thankful for my passion

I AM THANKFUL FOR MY SKILLS

I get nothing but satisfaction

AS MY LIFE IS FULL OF THRILLS

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