Former EMT's poem about infant's death goes viral

Watch video of 'Deceit & I' by spoken word artist R.J. Walker

SALT LAKE CITY — In the poem, "Deceit & I," spoken word artist and former EMT R.J. Walker describes responding to an infant in cardiac arrest.

"But deceit and I started getting really serious back in my ambulance days when we worked together," said Walker as he begins to describe the one-room trailer, the blue and cold baby, the child's parents, and the explanation he gave them for the child's death. 

Walker was an EMT for five years. He is now a writer, spoken word poet and event emcee. Visit to learn more.


'Deceit and I' by RJ Walker

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