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August 22, 1990

Poetry and Medicine

JAMA. 1990;264(8):1034. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03450080124045

"After Being Paralyzed" is reprinted by permission of Ronald Wallace. The poem is anthologized in Mukand J, ed: Sutured Words: Contemporary Poetry About Medicine (Brookline, Mass: Aviva Press [PO Box 1357]; 1987), and appeared in Plums, Stones, Kisses and Hooks (Columbia: University of Missouri Press; 1981).

Edited by Charlene Breedlove, Associate Editor.