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  1. Aashish Didwania
  1. Correspondence to Aashish Didwania, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N. St. Clair, Galter 3-150, Chicago, IL 60640, USA; a-didwania2{at}

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naked in a gown

open in the back


the lab left a bruise

did you say,

‘I look good’


it's not racing?

just my nerves

you caught me

in the cafeteria

bacon and eggs


I've called you Mister

hoping you remember

what it is like (to be sick)


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