Clinical Press

SANDRA

I dashed past the early morning Monday crease, past the outstretched hands of the crippled beggar on the sidewalk, past the bespectacled man thrusting a flyer in my face, yelling about some promo, past the revolving doors of the gigantic work of art that is the city wall. I dashed towards the liquor cabinet with such purpose like a camny rushing towards a deer caught in its headlights, with such speed I am certain I almost leave my problems behind.…

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ZONED

  As most people know, this is a very popular term, and unless you have been living under a rock or underneath a crushing pile of books, you may not know even if you have been zoned in the past. ‘Friend zone’ was coined by Joey Tribbiani, a popular character from F.R.I.E.N.D.S , in 1994 in the episode ‘The one with the Blackout’. So for the sake of those living under the crushing pile of books, Friend zone according to…

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“…towards the UIMSA of our dreams!”

  I was seven, and ill! While on admission on an hospital bed, naïve and ignorant me would fondle with the bell of my attending doctor’s stethoscope. I would wrap my hands round the cold round metal, wondering how such can be used to hear sounds from the human body. I would go on to reassure myself of my dream- becoming a doctor, being able to take care of my family, and other people when they fall ill.  Years down…

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Let’s close the gap

Four brothers Notorious in the Sub-Sahara Fearless and ruthless Children and pregnant women are core victims Rides in the salivary glands of anopheles mosquitoes Laying people to waste Wherever the children of Plasmodium goes They leave rings as laboratory evidences Falciparum, the most brutal, notorious for cerebral malaria The seeming twins, Vivax and Ovale Cunning is their watchword, hiding in the liver Malariae, known for chronic illnesses Above all, malaria is all they cause But, the four brothers must be…

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