“The Siren Stops” / Memorable Fancies #1797

The phone rings. It’s your doctor. Your exam results, he says.

Your heart, he says; are you sitting down? Just stay right there. I’ve called an ambulance.

Yes, in the distance you hear a siren.

Just say calm, he says, just stay in your chair, or any second,…

In the distance you hear a crash. The siren stops. In panic, you stand up.

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