Hospital Food (Podcast)
September 7, 2012
We lower a plastic tray on his ribs, as if food can stop the dying: cold potato scooped like a snowball, canned spinach. More in this reading by Richard Berlin, MD.
September 6, 2012
And when they see what I hide . . . up my white coat sleeve, . . . they understand that magic
Anatomy Lab (Podcast)
August 29, 2012
Our identity as physicians is the foundation for our careers as psychiatrists and the first step in our transition from layperson to doctor takes place in the anatomy lab.
After the Party
August 1, 2012
Wild Night, after the cops came to shut the music down, after friends and family were headlights pointed toward home...
The Page Turner
July 18, 2012
And while the spotlight admires . . . the soloist’s passion, I love . . . the page turner even more,
The Laura B.
June 28, 2012
I’m sprawled in the back, . . . riding out swells and storm tides . . . that toss this ship like a marriage.
May 9, 2012
Another day-glow orange morning . . . of jack-hammering men in the street, . . .their steam-shovel coughing black fumes
April 2, 2012
with enough juice to jump-start a heart . . . back to the Bo Diddley beat . . . We don’t amp ourselves up to sing the body electric . . .
The Physics of Flight
February 8, 2012
While she curses and cries . . . I imagine I am the pilot . . . who ditched his Airbus
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