I got a shot and didn't bleed.
My shirt was light and it might stain.
The nurse and I, we both agreed
We'd rather waste a bandage now
Than wait to see both if and how
The needlepoke would leak and drain.

Her glove was prone to getting stuck
We both peeled off the bandaid's back
And aimed at where I hurt. With luck
We'd stop the bleeding tight and quick.
It worked, I guess. The needlestick
Seems like it healed right on track.

After five more days or so
I noticed it was here somehow.
It hadn't frayed or let me go
Hanging, crooked, 'til I tore
It off, and now my arm is sore.
It's clean. I hadn't bled 'til now.