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Education  |   February 2019
Adverbs of the Heart
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  • This poem is one of the finalists of Anesthesiology’s 2018 annual creative writing competition, The Letheon.
    This poem is one of the finalists of Anesthesiology’s 2018 annual creative writing competition, The Letheon.×
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Education / Mind to Mind
Education   |   February 2019
Adverbs of the Heart
Anesthesiology 2 2019, Vol.130, 349. doi:https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002572
Anesthesiology 2 2019, Vol.130, 349. doi:https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000002572
Tucked in a pocket
torn into flesh
surgically
a box is conducting
my life’s pace
rhythmically
I could hack into that
my son says
hypothetically
speed it up, slow it down
even stop it
whimsically
lucky you love me
then, I say
optimistically