When the Doctor Called...

"I stood shivering in the dark kitchen, thinking about that word, ventilator..."

Richard Berlin, MD, shares 2 poems: "Living Will" by George Bilgere and "In Passing" by Lisel Mueller.

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, MA.