Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Michelle Joy

  • Ripping Point

    Michelle Joy New Haven, Connecticut, USA   Poet’s statement: This poem came forth as an expression of coping with the violent experience described within, which transpired some years ago to my younger, very loved brother.                                                                                                                        Ripping point My mother’s hysteric words rang as loudly as the shot that was fired— They fell as soundly…