Tag Archives: Medicine

trumpcare 101 – July 21

7.21.2017 [trumpcare 101] it’s not really insurance, the lady tells him you pay us $164 now and we can see your son then we’ll give you a receipt that you file with that company for reimbursement. is there someplace else … Continue reading

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figure of speech – August 21

8.21.2016 a voice on the phone says hello I have your results   all is normal all is well, benign no change   a weight disappears that I thought was only a figure of speech.   literal lift, lightness of … Continue reading

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tests and questions – August 16

8.16.2016 tests and questions, forms and dots little circles to fill in while you wait for procedures   the person next to me is what matters the rest is smoke and mirrors. ——————————-

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MRI anxiety – August 6

8.6..2016 MRI anxiety knockings and bang rattles buzzings fill the ears   but stay calm, do not move it is only your insides   that we are scanning for things that you would rather have   not show up. ———————

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the ‘practice’ of medicine – June 17

6.17.2016 the doctor walks out to the lobby   patients wait for his wisdom   which he knows is less than they wish.   how do we find hope when   the body has taken a left turn   the … Continue reading

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procedure – December 27

12.27.2014 the tube goes in down the throat via the nostrils   and the body rebels at the violation.   looked upon now in older age one wonders   will it be me. —————————

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acupuncture – June 6

6.6.2014 tiny needles quiet music settle mind and body alike   nerve ending glidings unknown to western ways   cleansing and healing through pathways born   in the mind of God. —————-

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