The idea of pain and healing occurring at the cellular level is revolutionary yet completely obvious. Beautiful poem…
Your body is not small.
The total surface area of the human lung could be spread to the height of a brachiosaurus.
If you want to heal,
you must first
find every bruised place.
Your body is not obvious.
It sheds forty thousand cells
and who knows how many of those
were the last to remember
Just in case,
count their ancestors
in your census
Even a cell can inherit a wound.
you must tell somebody
where it hurts.
You have to be specific,
and this may take some time.
The human heart beats 100,000 times per day.
If you want to speak to someone about the beat that was broken,
they will want to see it. They will have to search for it.
They will sift through everything you keep in the pockets of those rhythms.
Together, you may find some old…
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