just one more form….

we’re sorry for the inconvenience
but form 27-a does need to be completed
we regret the delay
but our government insists
that we assure
that your dying four month-old
is not a terrorist rebel
we understand the situation is critical
but forms are the lifeblood of our country
so please don’t take offense
when we require
documentation of your child’s
place of birth
and current religious
to access to a cross-border hospital
according to form 26-b
submitted 10 days ago
and returned after careful review
as an attachment to this letter
you indicated that your child would die
in six days
if no treatment were given
please document said event
in order that we may
process your request
for medical