The Words We Use: Observations from Psych Rotation

This one’s loquacious
Someone else – in melancholy’s grip

Beware of the beguiling
They’ll slither into your own narcissism

Is that a pejorative?
This man does want to live!

Anna Shvartsur is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine class of 2020. She studied microbiology, immunology and genetics as an undergraduate at UCLA. Outside of medicine, she enjoys swimming, sand volleyball, playing the ukulele and eating dessert. 

Rubor Participation:
2020 Poem, "Novel Human Illness"
2020 Poem, "Anniversary Day - Based on a Conversation"
2019 Poem, "The Words We Use"
2019 Poem, "Bye Bye Baby"
2017 Poem, "Undo"