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Poetry and Medicine
July 26, 2016

My Life

Author Affiliations
  • 1Newton, Massachusetts
JAMA. 2016;316(4):463. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0554

I who have lived my life as a shadow
within sounds and symbols as if they were real,
who has danced and borne children—
I who have lived in the world as a dream
who has gathered and planted and fed
who protected a stone, a turtle, tree, a worm,
who has a list of what is unknown
told in the wind of eternities—

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