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Either Or

B. Brooks Taylor

Death is either a fatigued slipping into sleep,
Or a silence that never imagined sound;
A fragrance once emanent a forest rose,
Or nothing – not even a nothing – at all.

B. Brooks Taylor, MD, MPH
JHSPH 1969

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