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The Meeting

by Emily Rigby
Poem - how a single encounter albeit brief - can impact upon your life powerfully
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Let Go

by Farook Sarfaz
Poem - 'let go my hands .. Let go my heart .. Let go my soul'
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Unpredictable

by Francis Campbell
Poem -'there will always be shadows on the land ..' the balance between health and illness
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Alive

by Hayley Penhale
Poem - 'the miracle of life is not to live but to be alive' the doctor's role in supporting this perspective
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Sun-Spun

by Margaret Williams
Poem about the author observing the world of an autistic child then finally being invited to join the girl.
Tags: written - poetry - out_of_our_heads - autistic - learning disabilities - psychiatry and ethics -

A Little Boy, A Little Time

by Rhiannon Rodderick
Poem 'the epitome of health, the embodiment of pain' - the impact of encountering young children suffering from AIDS/HIV upon the author
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Desert Rose

by Ruramayi Rukuni
Poem about a young girl with HIV in Zimbabwe inspiring the author to consider medicine as a career
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A New Beginning

by Anonymous
Prose about birth and death, anger and joy - bound up in exceptional circumstances
Tags: written - prose - out_of_our_heads - obstetrics - rhcn -

Loss

by Anon
Poem about doctor enqiring after man whose wife died of cancer from patient's perspective
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - cancer -

In The Shadows

by Anon
Poem about a girl with a skin condition hiding from daylight
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - acne - dermatology - comp2 -