Michiko Dead

"He manages like somebody carrying a box that is too heavy, first with his arms underneath..."

Any Good Poem

Richard Berlin, MD, shares Jack Gilbert's poem "Michiko Dead."

Dr Berlin has been writing a poem about his experience of being a doctor every month for the past 24 years in Psychiatric TimesTM in a column called “Poetry of the Times.” He is instructor in psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts.