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Poetry and Medicine
May 10, 2016

I wait for you

Author Affiliations
  • 1Sacramento, California
 

Copyright 2016 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.

JAMA. 2016;315(18):2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.19296

wrapped in blankets
seated facing the corner
hiding from the sounds abrading my skin
the glances that strip me bare
the changing dimensions of the room

you shut the door
lean against the wall
no white coat today

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