Keele Books of Life



Hippocrates Initiative for Poetry and Medicine

Here you will find a series of poems selected by three contributors as ones which they feel you may enjoy. You will find a short biography of the contributors, links to the texts of the poems, links to discussions of the background of the poet and the poems.

click here for the Hippocrates Prize webpage

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Hippocrates Prize webpage

This page is in a state of waiting,

for wiser words to populate

the empty space you contemplate.

So rather than a tabula rasa

until the page progesses further

These ragged lines are all your getting.