Subcutaneous fat Pavement More than road rash Maybe it’s easier to recite insect orders Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Mecoptera Than think about all the moths flying Into the glare of emergency lights Red white red white red white Subcutaneous fat, blood spattered on pavement Orthopera, Hemiptera, Diptera The horse’s corpse two miles up the highway Unrelated, but, […]
Lost sight of the road, eyelids falling two curtains to keep the sick & coughing patients from touching my soul. I nearly destroyed a little old man with the opening of the ambulance door. Even under the first-responder’s glare, I didn’t know what was happening. After that, my partner banned me from the driver’s seat. […]
Biology Exam I // Sunday
some day is different from someday. I don’t know how. Both are just as abstract, deferring responsibility . I will do better tomorrow I will love you better some day, someday when I no longer want to . I did not cram for my biology exam thoughts escaped me like particles through protein channels, passive […]
Under the Influence
I could use some chicken noodle soup right now, but this is the best I can do without a stove.
The Ted Lavender Effect
Tuesdays and Thursdays Don’t Mean Much Anymore
I am slowly putting my thoughts down in prose again.
Growing Up EMT
Today marks my one year anniversary with Emergency Medicine.
For What to Tell a Layperson
A short answer to an impossible question.
A Degree of Honesty
Memoirs are my Mount Everest.
Your Choices Change Us
True account: My first ambulance clinical (ride along) and its longterm effects.