images by rachael romero, sound by eisho shugetsu sudan, 2014
My head has been through a lot over a lifetime. Violence, car accidents, falls and what do you know a brain tumor growing away for years. Its out now but the TBI is confounding--my next frontier.
Of the chant, Eisho writes: "the words are a poem written by the previous abbot of toshoji (abbot 99, roshi is abbot 100); all about death and change and gratitude being the thing that sustains one through loss,..."
growing where the tumor was
I feel alive now
Minding my brain. Light
melts neuro-scars. Wondrous!
A visual exploration of the disorientation of brain trauma after surgery.
And now I see through a glass ....