Intended for healthcare professionals

Practice What Your Patient is Thinking

Three forms of identification and a letter from God

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 25 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4669

What is Home?

Home is hope. Homelessness is hopelessness: no address, ingress, egress, access, or recess. Just endless, friendless aloneness. To quote Wordsworth, "And homeless near a thousand homes I stood. And near a thousand tables pined and wanted food."

Competing interests: No competing interests

26 October 2017
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA