Intima Archives | POETRY G-L by title
The Ghost of You | Rosie Garland | FALL 2013
A friendship lasts, to the finish line and beyond.
Glioblastoma | Carrie Gilman | SPRING 2017
What is seen by those afflicted isn't easily discussed or understood by others.
The Gurney | Lorri Danzig | FALL 2012
A hospital trip and a journey of illness marked by questioning, pain, and empathy.
Hands | Clare Constance | FALL 2014
Reynaud's syndrome doesn't halt the work of a compassionate caregiver.
Healing Hands | John C. Berens | SPRING 2014
Sometimes a patient sees what a doctor himself cannot see.
Heart Transplant | Schneider Rancy | SPRING 2017
In the space between illness and wellness, the body still yearns to be acknowledged.
Hospital Baby | Anne Merritt | SPRING 2017
A single precious moment in time can reveal multitudes.
Ictus | Ogundare Tope | SPRING 2017
The road back from a trauma can begin by taking the smallest of steps.
I Don't Feel the Same Anymore | Jonathan Meyer | FALL 2012
As a woman grapples with how illness has changed her body, her view of the world and herself changes too
I Kiss You | Tom Whayne | FALL 2013
Illness creates its own kind of intimacy between loved ones.
In the Botanical Garden at Golden Gate Park | Leatha Kendrick | FALL 2013
Confronting mortality—especially a loved one's—comes at unexpected times.
Indigo | Susan Sample | SPRING 2014
A contemplation of the rhythm of water, treatment, and the memory of a father.
Infectious | Doug Hester | FALL 2014
A change in the season brings its own form of light and enlightenment to our lives.
Intensive Care | Kristen Camitta Zimet | FALL 2013
Every day takes flight in its own way when confronting illness.
The Interpretation | Elle Silver | SPRING 2015
What do we learn from the test data? Much is revealed in the subjectivity of a diagnosis.
In The Shadow of Wings | Megan Maier | SPRING 2017
Trying not to listen to what you cannot hear.
Intro to Physicianship | Lala Tanmoy Das | FALL 2017
A new physician undergoes the hardest test of the field.
I Was Satisfied With Silence | Mikki Aronoff | FALL 2017
Living away from the death of silence
John Forbes Nash. Jr. | Eleanor Levine | FALL 2014
When a beautiful mind meets an ugly illness, brilliance and chaos ensue.
Just in Case | Dylan Debelis | FALL 2017
Grief appears in both the obvious and inconspicuous occurrences after death.
Lamentations of Cancer | Janell Ball | FALL 2012
A poem about a daughter's experience of her mother's brain cancer and the ongoing battle her family faced.
Leap Day | Carolyn Oliver | SPRING 2017
Goodbye over Facetime. Call ended.
Letter to a 93-year-old Cadaver | Jennifer Stella | SPRING 2014
Revelations about dissection from a doctor who chooses not to distance herself from it.
Life After Prednisone | Larry Oakner | FALL 2017
Once treatment is provided, the smoke clears.
Limbless | Marilyn Arenas | FALL 2013
A nurse recalls the long painful process that ultimately results in a profound loss.
Line of Beauty | Arlene Weiner | SPRING 2015
Aesthetics of a surgical procedure: what doctors and patients see is often different.
Listen to the Ocean | Ron Lands | SPRING 2018
The cadence of breaths and waves eases a transition.
Love Compounded | Mary Oak | SPRING 2016
How cancer spreads with terror everywhere, yet those who experience it are one of many.