proud flesh

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the swollen tissue around a healing wound or ulcer

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The poems of Proud Flesh are, appropriately, organic excrescences, verbal structures in response to physical trauma.
Like no other poetic text I know, Proud Flesh captures the extent to which romantic love plays itself out through a creaking and leaky labyrinth of plumbing through which flow blood, mucus, sperm, and whatever evanescent chemicals lubricate the brain's CPU and its nervous peripherals:
Du Bois called it the "color line," but here it is figured as a wound, crusted with proud flesh and humbled spirits.
equitrX Wound Treatment Products Accelerate Healing and Reduce Scar Tissue in Wounds and Proud Flesh Infections
Wound healing in the horses is often complicated by the formation of proud flesh (Cochrane et al.