Oh rally to the call!
Come early to your sessions please
Ye unsung heroes all.
Fear not that ringing telephone;
Fear not the flashing lights;
Fear not the chiming front door bell;
Don’t dread those long long nights.
You only have listen;
You only have to care;
You only have to share their woes,
Their worries, their despair.
You are a stranger, just a voice,
An unknown entity,
But you are linked to life and death
By your telepathy.
Meg Rugg-Easey May 1978