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Poem
Night Visiting
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  1. Dr Jennifer Strawson
  1. Correspondence to
    Dr Jennifer Strawson, ST5 London Deanery, Palliative Medicine, London, UK; jennystrawson{at}yahoo.co.uk

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A wallowy wet night

they called me in.

‘They want a doctor, only a doctor will do.'

I take the back steps into the hospice,

tiptoe past the dark.

‘The family are waiting.'

I follow the nurse's translucent finger

pointing the way.

‘I must see the patient first.' …

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