Lie on your side, please, with your knees drawn up.
I'm going to administer the enema through this tube,
but first I have to insert a finger to check
there's no obstruction. Please relax. That's good.
Here is the tube. Let me know if you feel discomfort.
OK, that's finished. Now I'm about to withdraw it.
Remain in the same position for five minutes,
or until you feel a powerful urge to go.
The toilets are just opposite.


© Brian Fewster,
Published in A Chide's Alphabet 2, 2001

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