What happens when boundaries are crossed? Can they change?

Title

Mending Wall

Author

Frost, Robert

Type

Reading

Overview

Robert Frost is perhaps the most famous American poet of the twentieth century. The narrator of this well-known poem is a landowner who meets once a year with his neighbor to mend the wall between…

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Title

The Distant Moon

Author

Campo, Rafael

Type

Reading

Overview

In "The Distant Moon," physician-poet Rafael Campo, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, explores the complexities and subtleties of the doctor-patient relationship.  The poem centers…

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Title

Hands

Author

Anderson, Sherwood

Type

Reading

Overview

Sherwood Anderson was an Ohio-born author whose early education was interrupted when he needed to support his family. After moving to Chicago in 1893 to continue his education and again in 1912 to…

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Title

The Use of Force

Author

Williams, William Carlos

Type

Reading

Overview

Born in 1883, William Carlos Williams knew by the time he graduated from high school that he wanted to be both a writer and a doctor. He went on to attend medical school and also to garner fame for…

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