Med Humanities 38:e2 doi:10.1136/medhum-2012-010191
  • Electronic pages - Poetry and prose

Number Me?

  1. Daniel S Barron
  1. Correspondence to Daniel S Barron, Research Imaging Institute, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA; barrond{at}

Oh numbers, numbers what do you mean?

Could it be that I am not as I seem?

Are my thoughts and hopes as I lay awake

Something you with symbols can calculate?

And my mind, the thing I think is pure Me

Obey equations? You mean it's not free?

My …