George Ho, Jr, MD
Taking a haiku course after retirement and being retired lead to this poem: a mixture of sentimentality, nostalgia, adjustment, lamentation, and concern for the future.
Poetry, Taos Writing Retreat
“From My Patients”care given freelygentle, kind, quiet concernnow rest, live your turn
“From My Colleagues”will be greatly missedthank you my friend, my mentorparting is so sad
“From My Self”a life still existsoutside, beyond and afterforty years of work
“From My Spouse”twenty-four-sevenforty-three years married, nowface-to-face all day
“From My Profession”from outside bedrailcare with empathy and heartsoon inside bedrail
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