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Sunrise

Sunrise

Golden sun given human form,Molded from the flesh of the earth,Animated with raw sparks of lightning,Eyes full of vibrant life,A heart still beating with blood,Flowing furiously like a mighty river,Warm and soft skin like dough,Shifting to the smooth touch. Clouds cover the sky with billowing capes,Bare fragments of light pierce the veil,But they are drowned […]

Alone

Alone

I can hear the stream of beeps,A wavering line with unsteady gait,It smells too clean to be,Such a miserable place.And it is a miserable place,Where you can count each of the monitors,Beeping like some countdown clock,With unspecified time,Only the realization that it is short.Emotions bubble and well and seethe,Beneath the flushed flesh of my skin,They […]

A Brief History of Oncology: DIPG vs Cancer

A Brief History of Oncology: DIPG vs Cancer

The earliest recorded form of cancer was breast cancer. According to historians studying the Edwin Smith Papyrus, a copy of an ancient Egyptian textbook on trauma surgery, there were eight mentions of breast cancer that were listed as being removed through an application of the “fire drill”. In the profile of the disease, the authors […]