Medical practice lay a-bed,
With fever to the core;
Sickness festered in her head,
While death passed by the door.
A string of suitors, all untrue,
Had left her bed of pain,
Parties of the third did woo—
Though not for love, but gain. more»
Brian T. Maurer has practiced pediatrics as a Physician Assistant for 32 years. His "Marginal Notes" column appears periodically in the Cell2Soul Blog. The title "Marginal Notes" is taken from a quote by Henry David Thoreau: "I love a broad margin to my life."