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  • Forbidden Fruit 

    Mukherjee-Roy, Neije (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: The literal story about picking a peach stems from a recent event when I slipped while climbing a peach tree to pick a particularly ripe peach I wanted. I came off the ...
  • Four-letter Words 

    Wang, Jennifer (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: Before #MeToo , there was a debate about whether comics have the right to tell rape jokes. Around the same time, I was becoming a more vocal feminist, standing up for ...
  • She... and He... 

    Ivey, Krysten (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: In today's society, people are afraid to share their deepest regrets or pain that they may face in day to day life. Here in this open verse anyone can put their life ...
  • Indigo 

    Wang, Jennifer (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: A friend issued a creative challenge in which she assigned all of the participants a color and they had to create something based on it. I got "indigo", which stumped ...
  • When the Dam Breaks 

    Patel, Reina (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: As a pediatrician who works in the hospital setting, I see many sick children who get better and get to go home. These are the good days. But when a child dies at work, ...
  • Whew 

    Svokos, Heather (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: Curiosity and youthful indiscretion. Let's just say I knew where my dad hid his gun, which we had in the house for protection only. I found it, and wondered: What would ...
  • god might have sensorineural hearing loss 

    Pendry, Robert (2019)
  • Silver prayer 

    Svokos, Heather (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: One Christmas, my dear friend, former professor and mentor got me a silver necklace. On one of the charms is a bit of smoky quartz, intended to calm and help manifest ...
  • In Memory Of 

    Patel, Reina (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: The promise of an exciting vacation in Mexico ended in a shocking and tragic loss of a dear friend. The heightened emotions I felt during this heart wrenching time led ...
  • lost and found 

    Pendry, Robert (2019)
  • The Last Dream 

    Henson, Jeresia (2019)
  • The Gardener 

    Holland, Adriana (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: My grandfather passed away a few years back and this is my memorial to honor him. He was a man of few words, but I learned a lot from the little.
  • Mis- 

    Mukherjee-Roy, Neije (2019)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: I handle a lot of mouse breeding at work, and that's where I realized what miscarriage could be like for mothers. One day a mouse was having dystocia and a pup was ...
  • This Can't Be Happening 

    Cassill, Carolyn (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: As a student in a Clinical Psychology program housed in a medical center, I'm often confronted with the similarities and differences between physical health and mental ...
  • Ecdysis, revisited 

    Wang, Jennifer (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: This is a companion piece to my poem, "Ecdysis", which views a burlesque dancer from a scientific lens. This time I flip the script and view the biological act of ...
  • memory stealer 

    Dorsey, Olivia (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: This work was inspired by those closest to me and those who I have never met. My work draws upon my research into my family's history.
  • The Dying Man 

    Cao, Janie (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: I was part of a student organization called "No One Dies Alone" that had volunteers visit actively dying patients whose family/friends could not be present. This story ...
  • going 

    Cao, Janie (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: This poem was inspired by a patient I saw on the neurology stroke service when I was a third-year medical student. Her clinical course made me think about death as a ...
  • Crushing Summer 

    Boykin, Randall (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: I had a dream about one Summer in San Angelo during college.
  • The grass is always less sterile on the other side 

    Pendry, Robert (2018)
    PLEASE TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT WHAT INSPIRED THIS WORK: This poem, which takes the form of a Renku (or Solo Renga, a series of haikus that come together to form a story when read sequentially) was inspired by the musings ...

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