Accident emergency EveryNow

A&E EveryNow

Accident or emergency

How many must of necessity

live out their days and all their nights

for generations

in how many districts

territories

zones

backroads & backwaters

with no law-keepers

no law

no recourse to justice

no succour from any source in this world of ours?

How grateful am I?

For first responders,

police,

fire fighters,

nurses,

ambulance and paramedic workers,

teachers,

doctors,

shop assistants,

pickers & packers,

civil & military defence,

special forces,

secret service personnel,

local municipal workers,

utility workers,

factory workers,

out-of-hours workers,

voluntary helpers,

volunteer reservists,

persons vocational,

agricultural workers,

drivers and machine operators,

maritime and shipping navigators,

fishing boat and ferry boat operators,

aeronauts and flyers,

janitors,

Yes, and public servants

elected, non-elected, co-opted…

Yes, how grateful am I

for the innumerable men and women on hand to help

rescue

heal

befriend

teach

inform

instruct

cremate & bury

entertain & distract

enlighten & enliven

maintain

repair

control

vet

authorise

advise

scrutinise

salvage

manage

keep watch

stand guard

sweep up, wipe upclean up ?

every day of the year bar none

day and night,

night and day, every hour, every minute

on stand by, on call

on land, sea, in the air and in every weather ?

How grateful am I ??

How grateful are you ???

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