This poem alludes to the various reasons a patient might choose cosmetic surgery and the conflicting feelings that arise before and after.
Weaver, Anna L.
"On Showing up at Open Mic Five Days after Plastic Surgery,"
Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine: Vol. 5:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/vol5/iss1/3