This week we welcome Joy Jacobson as our guest author. Joy is a poet, a health care journalist, and an editor. She’s the poet-in-residence at the Center for Health, Media & Policy at Hunter College in New York, where she teaches narrative writing to nursing students and practicing clinicians and blogs on poetry and health policy. Her poems have appeared in Smartish Pace, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Examined Life, and other journals, and in a 2004 chapbook, I And. Her essay on using poetry in nursing education is forthcoming in the anthology Keeping Reflection Fresh: Top Educators Share Their Innovations in Health Professional Education, to be published by Kent State University Press. Follow her on Twitter: @joyjaco.