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Reflections / Poem

radiology

Rob Walker and Maggie Ball
Med J Aust 2016; 204 (7): 281.
doi:
10.5694/mja15.01086

holding our future in nervous hands
we come with x-rays – ikons
in large envelopes with corporate logos

queue for the Delphic Oracle
who divines the auspices
like chook entrails

this arcane analysis
reading the stars within …

under cold cathode lights, imaging replacing
ugly imagining our thoughts digitise into black
and white vaporising to harsh words

Rob Walker, DipT(Adv)1
Maggie Ball, BA, MBus2
1 Cherry Gardens, SA
2 Martinsville, NSW

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