COVID-19 Trilogy in 17 (Haiku)

by Hedy Wald


No longer as we knew it

Rainfall hits dry ground

Stripped down to essence

We treasure touch of cool breeze

When hug cannot be

Pause, unmask to breathe

Hope sustains as the tree bud

Bursts forth in Springtime

Hedy S. Wald, PhD is Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Faculty, Harvard Medical School Global Pediatrics Leadership Program. She presents internationally on interactive reflective writing-enhanced reflection supporting professional identity formation, promoting resilience and wellbeing, and Holocaust and medicine in health professions education and practice.

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