"X-Ray" by Celia Gilbert originally appeared in Queen of Darkness (New York, NY: Viking Press; 1977) 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.
Poetry and Medicine. JAMA. 1989;262(12):1707. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03430120161048
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