Finally it hit close to home…

Calamity seems distant until it comes to you The theoretical risk you ignore, this is something you can do Tragedy has struck many times, but far removed from it were you So you shrugged your shoulders, forgot about it promptly too You told everyone not to worry, these incidents were isolated Somewhere someone unhinged hadContinue reading “Finally it hit close to home…”

Listening to stories as a doctor..

As I grow older as a practicing physician I move into the privileged position Of having had a glimpse into lives of thousands of patients Of having heard stories full of emotions intense Of having had more encounters with mortality Than I would have wished to see Of having learnt from stories, skills that areContinue reading “Listening to stories as a doctor..”