Haiku from Work

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To the Editor: On call Prematurely gray, A hospital afternoon Watched through the window. Hallway 3 An empty clinic Five-fifteen. Must this last guy Really need CT? Vigil Grown children standing By the bedside monitor Showing sinus tach. Late-night hits Small hours quiet. The warm bright nurse's station Seems pretty friendly. DNR They have grown old, now Alone. The intern wants a Workup, code and post. ER 'Mongst the splendrous Cacophony of his halitosis — Ethanol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)991
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number15
StatePublished - Oct 11 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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