Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ron Domen

  • Plaintive Music

    Ron Domen Pennsylvania, United States   Poet’s statement: The loss of an unborn child through miscarriage, abortion, or premature death is always a highly charged emotional event for the parents. My poem is an attempt to not only capture the emotion of such an event but also to be mindful that life is renewed. The…

  • Conception

    Ron Domen Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States   Poet’s statement: Being a physician provides very real and intimate encounters with many lives. For the physician who also writes poetry, the poem is an opportunity to capture the seemingly disparate, random particulars of life and of patient’s stories and to seek universal truths. However, most of the…