Spinal Con-fusion: A Poem by a Survivor

Originally posted on Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry:
By John Gregory Evans There remains a deadened, freezing, almost an anesthetizing sense of dread upon my fingertips and hands, reaching deep into my leg’s nerves, shattered spinal cord, peeled away as one peels an orange. Walking, now a challenge, con-fusion of the fusion, cervical cord, Ruptured and bruised, arrogance of the humanity factor. Pain within the eyes… Continue reading Spinal Con-fusion: A Poem by a Survivor

Volume I, An Introduction in Brevity ~ 2nd Composition

Volume I Upon Reading Leo Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’: An Introduction in Brevity ~ 2nd Composition By John Gregory Evans © 5/13/2020 4:04:20 AM 1865 he continues to write, a Tolstoy’s revision of battle criteria, and Schon Granbern, as a victorious Russian army marches to Paris in 1812, and the battle lines are redrawn in literary form. Prince Andrew Bolkonsky and Pierre Bezukhov follow upon … Continue reading Volume I, An Introduction in Brevity ~ 2nd Composition

Update to Volume I, War and Peace

Volume I Upon Reading Leo Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace:’ An Introduction in Brevity ~ 1852, diary notations, a historical account of 19th century Russia fueled the light of Leo Tolstoy, commanding as were his military demise, the Decembrist’s (Tolstoy’s own class), and a thirty-year exile, Siberian snow deputed wilderness, a friend and writer, then of the era of Nicholas the Ist, and Napoleon, thus  defeated … Continue reading Update to Volume I, War and Peace