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Reflecting Forward

Natalie Elder

It’s time, he proclaimed, and ushered me

I shrug. I reply - I’m not ready

He stares at me. His eyes suddenly saddened

It’s time, he now asserted, and pushed me


I cannot see the path

I lose my balance- I’m not ready!

I look up and reach to the stars

It’s time, he whispered, and leads me

and went upstairs to round. Time of death, 7:46 am.


 Natalie Elder

Natalie Elder
Year in Medical School: MS1
College Attended: University of California San Diego
Favorite Quote: “Chance favors only the prepared mind.”
- Louis Pasteur



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