Virtual Mentor. October 2010, Volume 12, Number 10: 824.
A poem about the heart.
Sarah Cross, MD
Eyes pull across glass
What glimpse did van Leeuwenhoek
At day’s end the sky is understated,
I once held a flask of cardiac myocytes,
Sarah Cross, MD, is a resident physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. She is the winner of Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy’s William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition, among other awards, and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Medical Humanities. Her work has appeared in Chest, the Journal of Medical Humanities, The Pharos, and a number of other journals.
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