The Day the Butterfly Sang

Ben Rhee '21 thoughtfully writes from the viewpoint of a person with Alzheimer’s undergoing mental regression. The poem illustrates the special challenges that dementia patients face and the need to take extra considerations and specialized care for this population in an already crowded patient field.

blue thread

In four sections, Jenny Hong '23 reflects and reminisces about a familial relationship, exploring the emotional impact and implications of smoking, through free-verse poetry. 


Jenny Liu '21 contemplates the "noise" associated with personal and societal expectations that threaten to blind medical practitioners from exercising personal values in treating patients.