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Growth – a poem
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Growth – a poem

Growth Though my skin thickens a new sense of awareness permeates my being. Though my surroundings expand around me they feel tighter, snug, and offer comfortable resistance. As I press against my boundaries they gently give way rearranging to accommodate my growing self. Most days, lulled to sleep by the constant rocking of carriage I … Continue reading

Care – a poem
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Care – a poem

Care I don’t care about networks bits and bytes of blinding mind-numbing data application license code far too many people accessing info at the same time. It’s not my job to navigate the web find answers by asking the right questions discover the 0 that should have been 1 to make my problems go away. … Continue reading

Sci-fi Architecture: what would you do with a Transformable Mobile Containment System?
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Sci-fi Architecture: what would you do with a Transformable Mobile Containment System?

The Transformable Mobile Containment System (TMCS), showcased on the Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet television show, inspired me from the moment I saw the clip. (Watch it here.) A self-contained shipping container, Excalibur Canada created a self-loading, self-leveling system complete with generator for electrical, and pumps. In the video, they set up a modular healthcare unit in an hour … Continue reading

Healthcare in the news: Faucets, Noise Pollution and Social Networks for Mental Health
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Healthcare in the news: Faucets, Noise Pollution and Social Networks for Mental Health

There have been some interesting articles I’ve seen posted online lately, pertaining to health care. 1. Hospital Faucets Pose Infection Risk Healthcare Design Magazine recently posted an article linked to a study illustrating aerators in hospital faucets increase microbes by 10 times. This reminds me of an article I saw in the Toronto Star in … Continue reading

awaken the dawn – a poem
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awaken the dawn – a poem

awaken the dawn she throws her voice in the forest little whispers carried across rivers tugging at heartstrings, earlobes and doldrums. she dances in the canopy rustling leaves with toes stirring sleeping creatures, fingering fur and feathers until the forest drowns out her voice. she awakens the dawn following the sun, affecting the moon held … Continue reading

stress – a poem
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stress – a poem

Stress A moment in time a hairline appears. finding the path of least resistance it jaggedly creeps inching slowly from one side to the other. Barely visible it will only take one small strike for the foundations to crumble. poetic asides For today’s prompt, write a stress poem. The poem could be about something that … Continue reading