Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Jan Jahner

  • A Burglar in the Body – Too Heavy

    Jan A. Jahner, RN-BC Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Poet’s statement: In the early weeks of my brother’s cancer journey, both of us were quite ungrounded. “A Burglar in the Body” reflects a snapshot in time. Nine months later he says: “Cancer came with the morning paper, knocking on my door, saying, ‘Guess what? Wake-up…

  • Bold Flavor – Full Pockets

    Jan  A. Jahner Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Poet’s statement: Fairly new to New Mexico, I am excited by the cultural and spiritual diversity that thrives under the high desert sun, and the stories that want to be told. The intimacy of an encounter in the unguarded moments of serious illness and dying is a…