I have bursitis in my knee. No doctor diagnosed this.
I went to Google. Typed keywords in the search box.
pain on inside of leg below the knee
It popped up. Autofill. Symptomatic crowdsourcing.
Been popping pills, Advils, ad nauseum (looks curiously
dissolving in my gut, acids eviscerating
the cinder block molecules into easily
And after twenty (thirty) minutes
the pain dulls, the blood warms, the mind slows
I must be cured.
The effects wear thin, the blood cools, the tendons re-fray
biological mish-mash like refried
Sound the horns, lower the drawbridge
the body idyllic
susceptible to ice pack attacks
leaving the soft, squishy skin as cold as a corpse’s