Wednesday, October 27, 2010

32Poems: a Poem in 32 words

L1007277 my father having a bone scan
Photo by Susan NYC, under cc license

Abstract Numbers

Scattergrams of light
and dark illuminate
the indignities of bedside
commode and open backed gown
more clearly than bone mass.
Pinprick stars struggle to burn
through a void. Doctors
quantify the loss.

 Written in response to a challenge/contest via 32poems

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