Poetry in motion: 10 haiku written by pharmacists

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The Salvadore asked pharmacists on Twitter to get creative and compose a haiku for National Poetry Day on the 4 October using the hashtag #pharmacyhaiku — here are some of our favourites.

1. Think about the patient

Let’s think about care:
A patient at the centre,
“Hello, my name is…”

— Anna (@AnnaRobPharm)

2. A spillage

I hear a smash and
pouring liquid, oh no its

— Nahim Khan (@nahim_k)

3. On the dark side

I am clinical
Pharmacist, what about you?
Am I cynical

— Liz Brooke MRPharmS (@LizBr00ke)

4.  Gut feelings

Take my advice please,
Crushing enteric tablets,
Won’t your G I ease.

— Osdefs (@nccqshere)

5.  Pill paranoia 

This black and white pill
Poison or cure my sickness
Hope and fear in one.

— Esther Lim (@limes_e)

6. Evidential enchantment

Drug Information
Your siren call holds my heart
I am yours always

— Jen Smith (@jensmithmi)

7. Flu fighter

You don’t have the flu;
That is only a wee cold;
Come and get your jab!

— Hannah (@Hannah_A_17)

8. Wise warning

ClobetasoNE is
Eumovate. ClobetasoL
is Dermovate. Heed.

— Michelle (@MichThePT)

9. The clamour

Controversial meds
Nuance lost in the shouting
Hurt some, others saved

— Sarah Jones (@SarahJPharm)

10. Innovation across the nation

RT : Apparently it’s so will try a !

Pharmacy South West
A thriving Pharmacy life
New Models of Care

(Haikus don’t have to rhyme, right?!)

Check out the latest jobs on this link ➡️ …

— Robin Conibere (@PharmRJ)


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