Posts Tagged: doctor

Rumpus Original Fiction: Nacho

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The benign lipoma floated in a small jar that Abundio had set on his nightstand when he came back from the doctor’s office. At first, when Dr. Reyes had asked him if he would like to bring it home, Abundio had laughed in the belief that this was nothing more than obtuse doctor humor. But Dr. Reyes did not smile and waited for a response to her question. So, Abundio said: “Sure.”

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Something Constructive Out of Chaos: Talking with Suzanne Koven

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Suzanne Koven discusses her new memoir, LETTER TO A YOUNG FEMALE PHYSICIAN.

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Variants of Unknown Significance

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My gynecologist won’t stop bothering me about getting a genetic test done.

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Metaphors for My Forgetful Heart

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My body is a drum, its last vibration fading out. My body is a temple, serene and contemplative, all voices finally stilled. My body is a glider plane, floating on warm currents of air in the eerie, engineless quiet.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #60: Leah Kaminsky

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Leah Kaminsky’s debut novel, The Waiting Room, depicts one fateful day in the life of an Australian doctor and mother, Dina, living in Haifa, Israel. Dina is trying to maintain normalcy as she goes about her work as a family doctor, cares for her son, and fights to preserve her faltering relationship with her husband, […]

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