Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: White coats

  • White Coats

    Ken Williams Cambria, California, United States   Waiting White coats hustle by nurses of compassion their gentle, sideway smiles frozen combating war’s legacy Blood counts fall Platelets White cells Red cells M.I.A. Agent Orange rages Gulf War Syndrome Agent Orange, Blue other colors, deadly rainbow Burn off trash heaps pick our poison Plastic tubes stained…