The Thoughts of a Heart in Surgery [Volume 1]

Jake Daghe
5 min readMar 8, 2021

[Day 1]

I know that I feel more than I mention,
and that I struggle more than I smile.
I know that my joy is oft fleeting,
and my thoughts tend to run miles on miles.
If I examine the feast and the famine,
the storm and the silence within;
I begin to unravel the roads that I travel,
I begin to listen to my emotions.
I don’t have much practice or an ear for such talk,
quick to

Jake Daghe

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