Tag Archives: hospice

Psychosocial – Hospice House

Jim Gustafson, MDiv       Fort Myers, Florida, United States (Winter 2012) Poet’s statement: “Hospice House” reflects on a time recently spent in the lobby of our local hospice facility, as I visited with a good friend named Wilma. “Psychosocial” reflects on the most recent events of Wilma’s life as she, who very much hates to fly, […]

Dawn of Mourning

Paul Rousseau (Winter 2010) Poet’s statement: I am a hospice and palliative medicine physician and see suffering on a daily basis, suffering which is often callous and brutal. In addition, I experienced suffering first hand with the death of my wife 3 years ago from the ugly ravages of scleroderma. I have used writing, particularly […]