Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ben Casey

  • Reverse birth

    Helen Foster Richmond, United States   Poet’s statement: I can’t remember if the TV show Ben Casey began or ended with the symbols for man, woman, birth, death, and infinity, but endings and beginnings intertwine in my heart, and depth perception comes from overlapping images. Here’s a poem overlapping birth and death. Toads and babies.…