Call The Doctor

Author’s Bio

Mary E. Cronin, the granddaughter of a nurse, lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, where she is an elementary school Literacy Coach. Her poems have been published in The New York Times, Rise Up Review, and Passager. She can be reached at


Elena Bryce MD is an OBGYN in Rockville, Maryland. She is also the mom of two high needs kids, one of whom has a rare genetic disorder.

Birthday Gratitude

Christopher Papp MD is an ophthalmologist. He’s a soccer enthusiast, proud father and founder of The Comprehensive Vision Center in South Lyon, Michigan.

Miscarriage at 12 Weeks

Christopher Dasaro is a third-year medical student at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He holds a BS in Neuroscience from Muhlenberg College. This poem first appeared in Intima.