They Hired Me

by Carol Anne Perini

Carol Anne Perini is a full-time writer, a mom, and a grandmom. She is an award-winning playwright and has had several pieces produced on stage, She has been published in Rose Writers Anthology, Postcards, The Bookends Review, and a Chapbook Anthology at Duke University. She is a Community Literature Initiative (CLI) Scholar at USC where she taught the fiction cohort. Her first collection of short stories, Inexplicably Irrational, was published in October 2018. She loves dogs, cats, and birds and has a hard time identifying which group is her favorite. Sally Lelong is a visual storyteller working in a variety of media that lend themselves to use in a conceptual framework. She lives and works in New York, and routinely exhibits her work in a variety of settings from print to thematic installations to street art.

One thought on “They Hired Me

  1. Carol Anne, that is such a powerful poem. It’s heartbreaking and it captures exactly the experiences I hear from nurses I know and I hear interviewed in the media. Congratulations. So well done.


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