Rheana Rafferty will receive her MFA degree in Writing and Critical Theory from Otis College of Art and Design in May 2005. Her thesis is a collection of short fiction, Fall On Your Knees. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Joseph

(find his photographs at: www.josephrafferty.com)

 

The Heart (four poems)

by Rheana Rafferty

& one hundred years of medical writing

The Heart, 1899

The Heart, 1957

The Heart, 1974

The Heart, 2001

About The Heart