Medmic: Poetry

It Was Always Her

Dr. Michelle Goni MD is a radiologist in Miami, Florida.

This poem comes from her new poetry anthology entitled, “Roses and Thorns”-a memoir-esque compilation of a beautiful and messy life.

It is available for purchase on Amazon

The End of Me

This poem was written by Muhammad Ali Abid

He is a 4th year MBBS student at King Edward Medical University, Pakistan. He describes himself as “a writer at heart and medic by profession, I strive to find a perfect balance between scalpel and pen that will help me heal others and myself, as well.”

love knows no boundaries

Dr. Michelle Goni MD is a radiologist in Miami, Florida.

This poem comes from her new poetry anthology entitled, “Roses and Thorns”-a memoir-esque compilation of a beautiful and messy life.

It is available for purchase on Amazon.

Upon Receiving My Inheritance

William Fargason is the author of Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara (University of Iowa Press, 2020), winner of the 2019 Iowa Poetry Prize and the 2020 Florida Book Award in Poetry (Gold Medal). His poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, Prairie Schooner, New England Review, The Cincinnati Review, Narrative, and elsewhere. He has an MFA in poetry from the University of Maryland and a PhD in poetry from Florida State University. He lives with himself in Towson, Maryland.

This poem was originally published in Rattle.

The Church of the Surgeon

Amy Miller’s writing has appeared in Barrow Street, Copper Nickel, Gulf Coast, Nimrod, Rattle, RHINO, Terrain, Tupelo Quarterly, Willow Springs, ZYZZYVA, Fine Gardening, Asimov’s Science Fiction, and many editions of the Poet’s Market. She is the editor-in-chief of the small boutique publisher Cyclone Press.

Ms. Amy Miller can be reached at:

http://writers-island.blogspot.com/

Blood Poetry

Written by William Fargason.

This poem first appeared in Glass: A Journal of Poetry.

Nostalgia

This poem was written by Muhammad Ali Abid

He is a 4th year MBBS student at King Edward Medical University, Pakistan. He describes himself as “a writer at heart and medic by profession, I strive to find a perfect balance between scalpel and pen that will help me heal others and myself, as well.”

Forgive

Michael Foran is from Ware, Massachusetts, and teaches literature classes at Holyoke Community College. His most recent poems have appeared in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Driftwood Press, Ocotillo Review, Rumble Fish Quarterly and Blood Tree Literature

Phyllis, Anaphylactic

Laura Paul Watson lives and writes in Pine, Colorado. She is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Florida. She recently was shortlisted for the 2021 Manchester Poetry Prize, and her work appears in Agni, Boulevard, Beloit Poetry Journal, and elsewhere

Anesthesia Awareness

Poet and critic Austin Segrest is the author of Door to Remain (UNT Press, 2022), winner of the 2021 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize. His poems can be found in Poetry, The Common, Ecotone, The Threepenny Review, and many others. He was a 2018-19 poetry fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Born and raised in Alabama, Austin teaches at Lawrence University in Wisconsin.

This poem was originally published in Five Points Journal