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Retired Hurt

J.M.S. Pearce, MD Hull Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom (Spring 2012) Poet’s statement: Lines on retirement written years ago in a transient mood of reflection, not depression.   Retired hurt1 What is this life with time to spare, There’s too much time to stand and stare. No breakfast rushed, no traffic race No bureaucrat’s unsmiling face. […]