INTIMA FALL 2017 | POETRY
Bathing My Mother | John C. Mannone
A daily ritual can be an experience that changes the way we look at our world.
Breathe | Sheila Kelly
Praying and trying to stay afloat amidst a pool of past memories.
Breathing In Hospice | Alina Siddiqui
Settle into the rhythms of the dying.
Bruits | Martin Seneviratne
Symphony, by The Heart.
Buried, Somewhere | Molly Fels
Memory is ushered in through the holding of a hand.
Chemistry of Prognosis | Kirk Hathaway
There's solace in looking ahead to what might be ... and how love might survive.
Dear Patient | Jen Hartmark-Hill
When one listens closely, revelations come at the most unexpected times.
d.IF.ferent | Billie Holladay Skelley
A look inside the isolating nature of PTSD.
The "Difficult Patient" | Kendra Peterson
Between noticing suffering and not.
Diving into the OR | Geoffrey Rubin
An operation as oceanic excavation.
Doctoring in Nicaragua | Greg Stidham
Reflection and its rewards: A physician looks back with satisfaction on a job well done.
Falling | Larry Oakner
A series of events gives rise to questions about an incident in the past.
For My Father, Lost | Larry Oakner
Memories, found: A son relives a long-ago trip to the berry farm with his dad.
Intro to Physicianship | Lala Tanmoy Das
A new physician undergoes the hardest test of the field.
I Was Satisfied With Silence | Mikki Aronoff
Living away from the death of silence
Just in Case | Dylan Debelis
Grief appears in both the obvious and inconspicuous occurrences after death.
Life After Prednisone | Larry Oakner
Once treatment is provided, the smoke clears.
New Epileptic | Greg Stidham
Nerves, pens, and breath conspire to create a telling moment.
NSCLC | Sydney Sheltz-Kempf
Knowledge and time change the way we witness a loved one's final moments.
Ode on a Styrofoam Cup | Christopher Adamson
Details come into sharp focus at a pivotal moment in time
Order | Catherine Klatzker
In chaos, sometimes all we have to hold onto is order.
Parsonage-Turner: Pathologic Study | Schneider Rancy
A meditation on the way our bodies work—or don't.
Self Portrait as an Anatomy Lab Cadaver | Lisa Kerr Dunn
Dissecting the misplaced ownership of women's reproductive organs.
She Waits | Sheila Kelly
Commitment to care takes a toll, even for a daughter who's there at the ready.
Specimen A | Tharshika Thangarasa
Anatomy lessons provide more than just a clinical education when one takes a moment to reflect.
Your Greatest Trick | Kris Tammer
The questions of a magician's death yield answers—and more questioning.