Session 2: ReDo—Completement
Enormous levels of kinetic energy can be transferred through microscopic to cosmic distances by photons that travel at the speed of light, carrying a relativistic mass/energy. This energy, when photons collide with atoms and molecules of living systems can cause serious damage or death.
Hawai’i Medical Journal 2010 April
It’s Chris from Mississippi who’ll lead me through the labyrinth for my reprieve to plot through bowel & bladder harmony the path to my repair: drop pants and underwear, up on the carbon monolith go I to enter the remake:
2021: Inner Space Odyssey
A scintillation of red lasers point to tattooed marks on hips and belly, dancing dervish rubies on my pubes Apparatus swinging forward, X-ray monitors dance, too, with a sterile sci-fi precision to *click* & *clack* and plot the map . . . I ask myself what kind of body harbours cancer refuses to let it go? Mechanical arms answer snaking out from mother beast point and aim click inscrutable screens target this this body this amalgam of molecules animated with the pulse of light and blood and thought persistent urge for treatment every weekday thirty days test of endurance meant to bring me back to balance