"The Urine Specimen" originally appeared in One World at a Time (Pittsburgh, Pa: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1985) and is reprinted by permission of the poet. The poem is included in Mukand J, ed: Sutured Words: Contemporary Poetry About Medicine (Brookline, Mass: Aviva Press [PO Box 1357]; 1987).
Edited by Charlene Breedlove, Associate Editor.
Mukand J. Poetry and Medicine. JAMA. 1989;261(8):1130. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03420080044012
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