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Poetry and Medicine
September 3, 2014

Worn Trails

Author Affiliations
  • 1Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
JAMA. 2014;312(9):965. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4988

Not bad, my father says,
nudging me
with his bony elbow,

as the nurse bends over with her back to us
and adjusts the height of his walker.

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