‘The Lancet’ is one of the prominent medical periodicals in the world. That’s how I know the word, but also from one of my favorite novels, ‘The Ciderhouse Rules’, a song of praise for the medical profession. ‘Lock and key’ against medical meddling with the face/diary. Not against all the natural and emotional factors that make our faces old.

Glad the prompt inspired so much!

Friend of life and beauty and foe of spoilers of life and beauty. Golden marriage. Grandfather. Pianist and micro poet. Dutch, European.

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