Issue 167, Fall 2003
The skin is the largest organ in the body. The skin of an average-
sized man has an area of approximately seventeen square feet and
weighs about five pounds. —medical handbook
Fast & unfaltering to remove skin
from the dead & to-be-dead
is a delicate task.
Few physicians are qualified.
You must have advanced degrees
in human-tissue studies & (of course)
begun at age twenty