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Going nowhere
  1. Robert Spencer
  1. Correspondence to Robert Spencer, New York University School of Medicine, 550 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA; Robert.Spencer{at}

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I moved to sew

you back together

when my breath got

stuck in my throat.

Like a fragile vase,

the once routine case

fell to the floor

and shattered. …

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