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Poetry Is Stupid

Beatriz Rodriguez, MD
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Current Author Address: Beatriz Rodriguez, MD, 1826 Rothschild Lane, Rockford, IL 61107; e-mail, mailto:rodriguezbeatriz98@gmail.com.

From Rockford, IL 61107.

Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(4):322. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-4-201202210-00017
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Poets and Parents
Posted on March 31, 2012
Hugh, Mann, Physician
Eagle Rock, Mo 65641
Conflict of Interest: None Declared

Poets are like parents. Parents lose sleep, worrying about their children. Likewise, poets lose sleep, worrying about their poems. With reams of ingenuity and dreams of perpetuity, both poets and parents preserve the present in order to pacify the past and nurture the future.

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