•  
  •  
 
Akesis

Title of Work

19 y/o WM w/ Mac #3

Description of Work

When I was still in college, I got my "EMT Intermediate" license, which meant going into the OR to practice intubations. I found a reflection I did after that day, and re-worked it into this poem, which tries to play with the idea of fallible people treating other fallible people, the disconnect between the intimacy and distance of that relationship, and the fact that its necessary to practice medicine. And the only way to progress as an individual or profession is to practice with the well-being of others is at stake.

Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."

Share

COinS
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.