Category Archives: Poetry

Making Arrangements


Welcome to another Monday’s Poem of the Week. As I observe the passage of the vignettes around me that make up the great play of life, I often fantasize about the back stories of the players creating the scenes. The … Continue reading

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The Fly


I’ve been on the road, so today’s Poem of the Week is making a late appearance. Mea culpa! It’s a short piece by one of my favorites, Ogden Nash. I was recently in Glacier National Park. Prior to getting there, … Continue reading

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Land of Opportunities


Once again, I’m grateful to my friend Dave for the following verses for this Monday’s Poem of the Week. Yesterday was 9/11, a sobering reminder of what our country went through on a day I thought we never forget. Sadly, … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL RATIONAL DAY


For all of you celebrating Labor Day, welcome to this Monday’s Poem of the Week. As you are celebrating your day of leisure, I thank my friend Dave for contributing his thought provoking piece. If only we could be so … Continue reading

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Caution


This Monday’s Poem of the Week has no doubt been influenced by the interaction of our legal profession and the courts, requiring warning signs on all manner of products and activities to demonstrate that reliance on common sense is not … Continue reading

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Sleek Green Car


Our country is a place where car culture has flourished since the days of Henry Ford, and nowhere more so than in California. Combining this cue for nostalgia with our ongoing medical theme brings you this next Monday’s Poem of … Continue reading

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Her Patient Days


This Monday’s Poem of the Week continues our medical theme, and the difficulties we all face in that awkward transition time when someone close to us is nearing the end of their life’s journey. Her Patient Days What was it … Continue reading

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Ode to the Stuff in the Garage


Our garage (like so many others) is full of good intentions. I’m indebted to my friend Dave for sharing the following for this Monday’s Poem of the Week. Someone once told me that it’s better to sit on a thumbtack … Continue reading

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Fasciculation


Many of you have likely noticed that Monday’s Poem of the Week often have themes related to medicine and family. I make no apologies for this, for this is who I am, and this is what I do. However, as … Continue reading

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Wise Circumstances


It’s Monday, so time for another Poem of the Week. This past weekend I traveled down memory lane, looking through boxes of old photos and papers, seeking a gift for a long-time colleague having a landmark birthday. It was here … Continue reading

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