INTIMA SPRING 2018 | POETRY
Adult ADHD Screening Questionnaire | Kathy Tran
A medical questionnaire provides glimpses into a whirring, tumbling mind
After a Year in Hospitals | Alida Rol
When a brother's life flashes before a sibling's eyes, years of love, laughter and pain pierce the final silence.
Anatomy in Nature | Jesse Holth
An astute observation of botanical anthropomorphism and nature in the shape of humans.
At the Green Burial Informational Luncheon | Ingrid Andersson
Musing on where to place the body of a loved one when they pass
Writing an elegy becomes an exercise in listening closely to one's beloved.
Becoming a Doctor | Brent Schnipke
Trials and tribulations inspire this riveting and enlightening description of both ends of the spectrum of becoming a doctor—from the gritty details to the luminescent.
The Body Lives Its Undoing | Suzanne Edison
An exploration into control versus chaos in the sick body
Disheartening News | Alina Plavsky
Sometimes there are only bad signs, no matter where you look.
Dorothy's Hands | Pamela Hart
An attentive tribute to what happened to Dorothy's body over the years.
Listen to the Ocean | Ron Lands
The cadence of breaths and waves eases a transition.
Push | Ocean
Engagement promotes a poignant exchange filled with anticipation and prescience.
Relapse | Carolyn Welch
A mother expresses the depth of mental illness in the back drop of the ordinary.
The Tunnel | Lisa Alexander Baron
Two children visit their mothers at the sanatorium.
They Sold My Brain to Science | Sarah Sparks
Funny business informs this humorous take on organ dissection and preservation.
What Will I Do with You | Charlotte Friedman
Nuance and narrative: A daughter tries to come to terms with her mother's illness and impending death.