Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies


I heard somewhere –

on CBC*, I think –

that pacemakers

are computerized.

A woman said that

some hacker could

kill her

with a





My therapist

had his


5 times

because the

doors at the drug store

shorted it out.


When I think about

those foreign pieces

invading a body,

I am forced to admit that

it’s really not that different

from all of the

foreign bodies

I’ve been forced to tolerate

in mine.

(c) R. L. Elke 2016


*CBC = Canadian Brodcasting Corperation  – it is our national radio and tv station.  Lots of sciencey stuff gets talked about on this station.

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