A Barred Owl

"The warping night air having brought the boom, Of an owl's voice into her darkened room..."

Any Good Poem

Richard Berlin, MD, shares this week’s poem, “A Barred Owl” by Richard Wilbur.

For more of the Any Good Poem series, see Nursing Home Frontline and Prompts for Doctors Who Write.

Dr Berlin has been writing a poem about his experience of being a doctor every month for the past 23 years in Psychiatric TimesTM in a column called “Poetry of the Times.” He is instructor in psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.