Treasure Island

Udiah (witness to Yah)

(1959 / USA)

The Rechargeable Man


Ni-cad and Lithium batteries
Have positive and negative posts
One collects, the other rejects
Within the electrolyte host

A type of semi-conduction
Takes place when charging each cell
‘til it’s charge, puts halt to the barge
Of the electron flow as well

Man’s body is like a battery
Where caustics and acids dwell
Unsettle? Toss in more metal
And watch the conduction swell

And when it finally burns out
Its computer turned to a toast
Doctor’s shout, that without a doubt
His life was made better than most

Submitted: Friday, August 16, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 16, 2013

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