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- Carl Friedrich Gauss
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While in Glasgow for work last fall, I met Alec Finlay, Scottish poet and blogger. In response to his own illness and as part of a poet residency in a cancer hospital, he wrote brief poems about illness, loss, and the ripples of illness into daily lives of patients, families and hospital staff. Here are a few examples:
each of us
we both breathe
Using Finlayís form of writing, I wrote a few, using a theme of caregiving. Write one or two of your own pithy pieces about illness, caregiving, loss or hope and send them to me:
I will post some of the best on this page in upcoming weeks.
Itís not what I pictured
Look both ways
To read more of Alec Finlayís work, go to:www.alecfinlay-today.com
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