Labor Shortage 5

Continuing the series…

They’re looking for doctors, in International Falls.
Up on the northern border, where the loon calls.
They don’t need a psychiatrist, they’re basically all right.
They need fishhooks removed, and treatment for frostbite.

A life that some people only know from a book.
In the dead of winter it can feel like outer space.
But for the right person, it could be the perfect place.

It’s not a luxury resort  with miles of sand beaches.
It’s more known for blizzards,  wood ticks and leeches.
It gets cold in winter so you cannot feel your face.
But for the right kind of person, it could be the perfect place.

(Garrison Keillor quoted in amednews.com heard on A Prarie Home Companion)

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