DBlogWeek: Poetry Tuesday

Today’s prompt: This year, Diabetes Blog Week and TuDiabetes are teaming up to bring out the poet in you! Write a poem, rhyme, ballad, haiku, or any other form of poetry about diabetes. After you’ve posted it on your blog, share it on the No Sugar Added® Poetry page on TuDiabetes, and read what others have shared there as well!


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A small diabetic pleasure

Little orange cap popping off

Glimmer of happiness

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In case you don’t understand that terrible haiku, one of my favorite things about diabetes (believe me there aren’t many) is when I open a new bottle of insulin.  There is just something so satisfying about popping the little orange (or purple or maroon) cap off an insulin bottle.  I don’t know why but I cherish it.  I savor it.  I tell my t1d friends and they jump on the bandwagon and join me in treasuring that half a second.  That sweet, tiny diabetic piece of happiness.

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One thought on “DBlogWeek: Poetry Tuesday

  1. I appreciate that you’re able to find a bit of happiness in the craziness of diabetes. I, too, love popping those little caps off. It’s almost like the pop top on a Diet Coke, but even more satisfying. Thanks for sharing!

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