An Accountant of the Heart

As soon as you begin to ask the question, Who loves me?, you are completely screwed, because the next question is How Much?

Richard Berlin, MD, recites Tony Hoagland's poem, "The Loneliest Job in the World." The full poem can be found here.

Dr Berlin has been writing a poem about his experience of being a doctor every month for the past 23 years in Psychiatric TimesTM in a column called “Poetry of the Times.” He is instructor in psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.