Tara McCarthy
She Brings with Her a Slight Breeze

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SchoolTrinity High School

CityGarfield Heights, Ohio

TeacherMary Anne Kovacs

InternAlexander Nydza


Writer's Statement

The inspiration for my poem came from Alexander Nydza’s research project. I focused on the idea of a hospital patient experiencing loneliness, and the effect a nurse might have on such a patient. My hope was to convey the patient’s struggle and a feeling of frustration.


Alexander Nydza

Hourly Rounding Focusing on Pain Management and Patient Satisfaction