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Hospital view and Bacillus
  1. David Bann
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    Dr David Bann, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL, UK;

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Hospital view

Your health perched like a bird's nest

Outside the scratched hospital window

And our frail bodies

Lifted by robotic arms

Augmented with oxygen masks and intravenous drips.

Beds point each vacant …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Funding DB is ESRC funded.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.