in stainless revolution,
a radioactive flashlight
in my heart and brain.
Take this position,
deep breath, hold and do not move,
Bryan Douglas Cook December 2011
Context for Medical Machines
I had to undergo a series of tests as a "guinea pig" in a research study at the Ottawa Heart Institute. These included MRI, NMR and X-Ray. This poem reflects that experience.
Read at Tree Reading Series 10 January 2012
MRI Machine (also used for NMR)