The Portrait

"She locked his name in her deepest cabinet and would not let him out, though I could hear him thumping..."

Any Good Poem

Richard Berlin, MD, shares Stanley Kunitz's poem, "The Portrait."

Dr Berlin has been writing a poem about his experience of being a doctor every month for the past 24 years inPsychiatric Times™ in a column called “Poetry of the Times.” He is instructor in psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts. His latest book is Freud on My Couch.