[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Views 580
Citations 0
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