Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lydia Kang

  • In the NICU – The Tumor

    Lydia Kang Omaha, Nebraska, USA   Poet’s statement: “In the NICU” is a piece that reflects upon a mother’s feelings of guilt and imperfection as she holds, for the first time, her own sick infant in the NICU. “The Tumor” involves a patient’s experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor. In the NICU A pear…