Amelia L. Williams is a medical writer and author of Walking Wildwood Trail: Poems and Photographs (Wild Ink, 2016). She received her doctorate in English literature at the University of Virginia, where she worked as a technician in a hematology–oncology laboratory. Her work has appeared in Hospital Drive: A Journal of Word and Image, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, 3Elements Literary Review, and elsewhere. She is a fellow of the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences. This poem was written in honor of Karl R. Johnson, RN. “Flash Cards” © 2017 by Amelia L. Williams. Contact author: [email protected].
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