Dao dem bones

Someone talked about "expressing the profundities of the Way solely via medical jargon". I tried.

The innominate bone that can be named
Is not a true bone.
Its name is not a true name.
The skeletal system
Begins in the innominate;
The pelvic girdle
Is the mother of the 206 things.
So the X-ray machine
Sees what it can see
And the X-ray technician
Sees what he expects to see.
The two views are alike in essence,
but different in phenomenology.
The most mysterious of the mysteries,
The viewport on what is wonderful.

See also my Unix Power Classic.

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