Monthly Archives: November 2020

The Comfort of Water


This Monday starts the beginning of a short work week for most of us, but not so short that we can forego the comfort of the Poem of the Week. Here it is, transporting us to the Algarve, and another … Continue reading

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Need a Smile?


If you are like me, you’re likely tired by now of the profusion of bad news flooding our lives, ranging from tragic to infuriating, from sad to incomprehensible. Here then, is a moment to stop, relax, and hopefully, move on … Continue reading

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What You Need


It’s Poetry Monday, so let us continue with our recent theme of travel. In these times of dystopia, it’s good to at least dream of future possibilities. what you need nothing except warm clothes, a way to get around – … Continue reading

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Bridging the Divide


As a physician, as someone who has been trained in and believes in science, I share the frustrations of all my colleagues who are faced with members of the public choosing not to wear masks and denying the realities of … Continue reading

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One


It’s another Monday, following an eventful week. That means it’s Poetry Monday. The title of today’s poem, though not dealing with the issues facing us today, embodies the wish that many of us have for our country. Be well, be … Continue reading

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Death by Stupidity


The title of this piece was designed for the piece that follows, though it may just as well be applicable to our present day circumstances. Somehow, I just couldn’t bring myself to write something appropriate about our recent election or … Continue reading

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Enduring


Welcome to Poetry Monday, and a small dose of normalcy before enduring the results of the elections tomorrow. Hopefully, you will have all exercised your plebiscite. Enduring We like our numbers and measurements, quantification against chaos, hope in description as … Continue reading

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