Why doesn’t everyone want to be a revolutionary?

I am a bouquet of firecrackers. I am a light ray one single photon. I am a comet catastrophe. I am a masterpiece. Come and catch what I’ve got.   Apathy? Self-pity?   I am a city with a 100 million lights per square mile, Shining on the sun’s dial. I am the slick on […]

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I’ve got chapped lips

“I got chapped lips.“ Is this real? The ER. Not seen on T.V.   “I got chapped lips. I can’t even sip my latte.“ Vitals normal. Oral peel. Nothing else.   “I got chapped lips. It burned when eating fish and chips, yesterday.” 30 minute waiting room. 35 minute for see the doc. 20 minutes […]

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Not prescribing to the nine to five

Gypsy in the southeastern corner of Oklahoma. Black hair, curls, ringlets, wet and crisp. “They steal and scam. Driveway pavement service. They take your money and run.” Gypsy family. Living in trailers. Closed doors. No wonder. Don’t eat at restaurants. Home cooked meals. Gypsy lady with black ringlet curls. Wheels her father in. His hair […]

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Dear old Doctors, Dear new Doctors

Dear old Doctor that give truckers their speed, Dear new Doctor that give mothers their weed. We need an ear. We need our doctors to listen –Not hear.   Dear old Doctors that stood high in their pulpit, Spouting, pushing words like as if it were the Gita, in Sanskrit. Your days of verbal scripts […]

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Practice medicine like a human (not a robot)

Practice medicine like a human, Not like a robot.   Touch people like a human, Robot touch is cold.   Use your eyes to look at the patient, Robot eyes look creepy.   Laugh with your patient, Robot laughter is scary.   Say “I don’t know” when you don’t know. Robots explode when they don’t […]

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