famous poetry
| Famous Poetry | Roleplay | Free Video Tutorials | Online Poetry Club | Free Education | Best of Youtube | Ear Training

Doctors Analysis



Author: poem of Anne Sexton Type: poem Views: 2

Sponsored Links



They work with herbs

and penicillin

They work with gentleness

and the scalpel.

They dig out the cancer,

close an incision

and say a prayer

to the poverty of the skin.

They are not Gods

though they would like to be;

they are only a human

trying to fix up a human.

Many humans die.

They die like the tender,

palpitating berries

in November.

But all along the doctors remember:

First do no harm.

They would kiss if it would heal.

It would not heal.



If the doctors cure

then the sun sees it.

If the doctors kill

then the earth hides it.

The doctors should fear arrogance

more than cardiac arrest.

If they are too proud,

and some are,

then they leave home on horseback

but God returns them on foot.






Sponsor



Learn to Play Songs by Ear: Ear Training

122 Free Video Tutorials

[Video Tutorial] How to build google chrome extensions

Please add me on youtube. I make free educational video tutorials on youtube such as Basic HTML and CSS.

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. Online College Education is now free!



||| Analysis | Critique | Overview Below |||

.: :.

my first reaction is the message behind this poem is that doctors are not the cure for death. and that they be humbled in the fact that they too themselves will die.

| Posted on 2008-09-07 | by a guest




Post your Analysis




Message

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. College Education is now free!







Most common keywords

Doctors Analysis Anne Sexton critical analysis of poem, review school overview. Analysis of the poem. literary terms. Definition terms. Why did he use? short summary describing. Doctors Analysis Anne Sexton Characters archetypes. Sparknotes bookrags the meaning summary overview critique of explanation pinkmonkey. Quick fast explanatory summary. pinkmonkey free cliffnotes cliffnotes ebook pdf doc file essay summary literary terms analysis professional definition summary synopsis sinopsis interpretation critique Doctors Analysis Anne Sexton itunes audio book mp4 mp3 mit ocw Online Education homework forum help



Poetry 33
Poetry 5
Poetry 176
Poetry 149
Poetry 37
Poetry 111
Poetry 72
Poetry 199
Poetry 91
Poetry 103
Poetry 96
Poetry 172
Poetry 216
Poetry 29
Poetry 215
Poetry 63
Poetry 100
Poetry 48
Poetry 62
Poetry 194