Hektoen International

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Tag: Glen Aylward

  • The Siege

    Glen P. Aylward  Springfield, Illinois, United States   The Siege reflects the battle society is currently waging against a formidable adversary—COVID-19. The colors indicate fear and frustration, but also hope. Front-line medical personnel wearing PPE are depicted in the background. The painting is acrylic on canvas. The Siege. Glen P. Aylward. Acrylic on canvas.  …

  • The Therapist

    Glen Aylward Springfield, Illinois, United States   Poet’s statement: This poem addresses the burden placed on therapists who are exposed to the emotions and experiences of their patients on a daily basis and how these factors have a long-lasting, cumulative impact on the therapist’s own emotional well-being.   The therapist A thin film of depression,…