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Tattoo

by Anonymous
Poem about elderly merchant seaman and the notion of his embodiment and identity being affected by the destruction of a prized tattoo
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep -

The Appearance of Disease

by Lizzie Cain
Poem about a student visualising patients from their medical notes before they entering the consultation room.
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - diabetes - general practice - comp2 -

The Ballad of the Morning After

by Richard Pellatt
Humorous poem about drunken one-night- stand
Tags: written - poetry - medics_unplugged -

The Caring Doctor

by T Pasvol
Tongue-in-cheek poem about G.P.'s brusque assessments of his patients
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - stress - general practice - comp2 -

The Constant Carer

by George Howell
An insight into caring within marriage - the author also relates his clinical experience to his grandparents' relationship.
Tags: written - poetry - who_am_i - renal failure - care of the elderly - comp2 -

The corridors of death

by Benjamin Sansom
Clinical encounters during a child’s journey with a life-limiting disability raises questions around the dissonance of the hospital environment.
Tags: written - poetry - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - various - paediatrics - oooh_featured -

The D.R.

by Eleanor Frost
Poem about dissection room-'Nothing can prepare you for the sights and sounds of'
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - anatomy -

The Dancers

by Lucy Harten-Ash
Poem about doctor and patient in parallel dance - not connecting
Tags: written - poetry - does_it_have_to_be_like_this -

The Journey

by S A Bahare
Poem about illness and faith
Tags: written - poetry - my_family -

The Meeting

by Emily Rigby
Poem - how a single encounter albeit brief - can impact upon your life powerfully
Tags: written - poetry - out_of_our_heads -