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August 21, 1972

Lovers in a Snowstorm

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Brooklyn, NY

JAMA. 1972;221(8):917. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03200210061025

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To the Editor.—  If there are admirers of the cover picture, "Lovers in a Snowstorm" by Curt Stenvert (May 22,1972), they will be still more captivated by the translation of the German text, inscribed on the gloves and the urinary organs of the lovers, which was withheld from the English speaking reader for unknown reasons.On the female glove we read, "I love you. Do it, darling. I make the fork. I also accept crystallized spermatozoa." He replies, on his glove, "I am happy with your love. I should fall down with you and beget a bloody snowman." On the left male kidney I can only decipher, "Beloved kidney." On the spermatic cord I read, "In spite of the snowstorm I feel the spermatogenesis." On the male urinary bladder, "The radiating strength of your love is melting my beginning bladder stones." It is a pity that the probably equally passionate