Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Daniel Becker

  • Imagine

    Daniel Becker  Charlottesville, Virginia, United States   Author and his doctor bag, en route to a home visit Up in the intensive care unit an elderly man with a subdural hematoma is dying. His wife has been at his side all night. They are from out of town and were on vacation when he slipped…

  • Advance Directives

    Daniel Becker Virginia, Charlottesville, United States   Poet’s statement: My poems are more narrative than lyrical, more humorous than somber, more fictional than biographic. Advance directives And should I ever appear in shorts that need suspenders because my hips and butt have slid under the glacier of old age, you are directed to suspend all…