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Chen, Irene
Aull, Felice

Primary Category: Literature / Poetry

Genre: Poem


This poem describes the perceptions of a patient upon being released from the hospital following surgery. Although she states that "it is ridiculous / standing here on one foot," there is much excitement and wonder in her outlook: "each step / newness pierces the heart."

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