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Poetry and Medicine
December 27, 2016


Author Affiliations
  • 1Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
JAMA. 2016;316(24):2679. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.14325


July’s dry heat has
no sympathy for barren
river. Wide, thirsty.

Dusty cracks along
nature’s curved spine hope not for
thunder, but lightning.

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