Wake

April 28, 2020 | Author: Guest post
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By Dr. Shaheeda Ahmed

These violin strings
Play a sorrow melody
Another note
In a senseless tragedy

The winter was bleak
The storm’s eye impending
The wrath unseen
The fear ascending

Now wet days in Spring
Long and swollen with loss
The worst was worse
With no just cause

We’ll battle these winds
A band of hearts and minds
Rewrite this song
For all mankind.

(April 19, 2020)

Dr. Shaheeda Ahmed: We Are

Shaheeda Ahmed, MDCM, FRCPC, is a cardiologist in the Department of Medicine at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) in Toronto. She is also an associate professor and serves as director of the SHSC Cardiology Training Program.


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Ronald Strickler | May 1, 2020
Two thoughtful poems that have captured well what many are feeling.