We Are

April 30, 2020 | Author: Guest post

By Dr. Shaheeda Ahmed

We are
Unseen sentinels
In the night
An army in waiting
To battle the fright

We are
Flames on candles
Burning bright
When hope seems forlorn
Only sorrow in sight

We are
Wings lifting spirits
Keep love alive
When hate’s voice rises
To crush you inside

We are
United against
The hand of death
When the bell calls early
To steal the last breath

We are
Better together
Not a lone star
Nothing will stop us
That’s who we are.

(March 28, 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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James Quan | May 1, 2020
This is an elegant elegy to physicians (and other health proFessions too) in the often unseen work we do. Part of the humility and professionalism that is part of our work ethic.. ..