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Pathology Poetry Tweet

National Poetry MonthDear friends, 
When you arrive each day for your work, you bring your special insights and energies to our department community. April is poetry month.  I invite you to submit a tweet poem (140 characters or less, rhyme not required), about what you do, or what it is like doing it. Your name please (actual or made up), and a picture if you like.  We'll post them on the website for the month, and tweet them on our new twitter account, @UCLAPathology. So join in for the Pathology Poetry Tweet! 
Jonathan Braun, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

Submit poetry here



Transmural inflammation
Serosal polys

Serge Alexanian, MD Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine Housestaff

On the autopsy service:
"To die is different from what anyone supposed, and luckier"
- Walt Whitman

Submitted by:
Jonathan Said, MD
Professor; Division Chief, Anatomic Pathology

"If you don't have time to do it right,
when will you have the time to do it over?" 
- John Wooden

Submitted by:
 Khanh Andrews, UCLA Core Laboratory

  "Where names concerning illness come plumed with midnight sounds, and spirits stir from slumbers like angels out of clouds"

By: Poetry Man,
a former frozen section pathologist

"Down in the lab of B403, 
We be running your specimen like old school gee's
Answering questions be our specialty,
With CICARE of the upmost quality"

By: Kathy Gordy, UCLA Clinical Labs

 "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."
- Maria Robinson

Submitted by:
Tami Langevin, Administrative Assistant

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