First Inoculation

".... I’m consigned to wait while the baby gets an injection..."

Any Good Poem

Richard Berlin, MD, shares Owen Lewis' poem "First Inoculation," which received Commendation at the 2020 Troubador International Poetry Contest.

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