Black Knot

There was an extended moment when this tough black knot in my diaphragm gradually smoothed over and reintegrated itself into my being. The black knot was hard, lumpy, the lumps were tough to the point of giving me a stabbing feeling. The smoothing over had a lightness, as if whitish light was washing over the lump, I felt it smooth out and relax, as if I might do in a hot bath.