#Hearteater ~ Pump

In truth this thing beating in my chest is a simple pump. An organ of specialized muscle to push fluid through my arteries; a construction of chambers and valves to accept depleted blood and thrust it back through my body. My thoughts don’t control it; my heartbeat resonates through my chest regardless of my awareness, beating through the night, through the day. And yet, somehow, she’s managed to make it more.

Read the entire piece and listen to the podcast on the #Hearteater site ~ Pump

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