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Julia Danford Julia Danford (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Julia is a second year medical student at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In 2013, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus in poetry. Outside of school she enjoys reading short stories, spending time outside, and relaxing with friends.




Broken

A few winters ago, you called me after a ski accident and announced / “I have fractured my tibial plate.” / I didn’t know what that meant, what to make of it, / how to comfort you but to hug you, / my entire body a cast for yours –
unwieldy, over prescriptive, largely useless.

Julia Danford Julia Danford (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Julia is a second year medical student at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In 2013, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus in poetry. Outside of school she enjoys reading short stories, spending time outside, and relaxing with friends.