0
Pectoriloquy |

Mint Condition FREE TO VIEW

Ronald Francis Smits, PhD
Author and Funding Information

Editor’s Note: Ronald F. Smits is Emeritus Professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians. See online for more details.


Chest. 2013;143(2):575. doi:10.1378/chest.12-0734
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Dr. Doerfler tells me my HDL and LDL
are acceptable, my PSA under one.
His digital exam indicates a prostate
with no rough edges.
I am in mint condition, like the spearmint
in a ditch off Rose Street.
In a dream, the spearmint appears as a garbage truck,
which tips in the ditch off Rose Street,
the driver trapped in the cab,
where I stay until help arrives.
The day of my dream and the day of my digital exam,
the township eradicated all the spearmint in the ditch.


Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543