I Swallowed

Julie Nyhus MSN, FNP-BC
2 min readJun 10, 2022

An original, irreverent poem

Photo by Christopher Campbell on Unsplash

Some decades ago,
on the surface of my youth,
my innocence was poisoned.
I swallowed the gospel truth.

Soft parental words
declared so unintending:
this pair, Santa and Jesus,
they’re equally befriending.

Julie Nyhus MSN, FNP-BC

Nurse practitioner, health/medical writer, wife, momma, amazing badass rocking 10 years without evidence of cancer! www.nprush.com Twitter @joolzfnp