Tagged: biology

in a typical

in a typical
day, thirty-seven trillion
cells accumulate

trillions of new mutations –
our bodies can’t play it safe
.
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we build up new layers

we build up new layers
of memories to insulate
the old, not replace
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night,
unexpectedly,
the brain becomes a
live wire,
looking to make
a connection
.
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january is

january is
a placebo – for a moment,
we are unflinching
.
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in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, enough brain cells have
mutinied, kept me

awake for as long as they
needed to get this message out
.
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in the lifespan of

in the lifespan of
a black garden ant, mom nurtures
her garden so that

there will always be a sense
of home, from summer to spring
.
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on closer inspection,

on closer inspection,
we all reach out
similarly,
with something to
give, something to
take, and always,
with something lonely
for something that
will make us
even lonelier
.
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in a parallel

in a parallel
universe, do we both make it
back from the falls or

do i stretch out my arms and step
off, echoing l’appel du vide
.
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some wounds grow bigger

some wounds grow bigger
with time, whether we are looking
or not looking, we

will not be able to foresee
the precise point of no return
.
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here we are, feeling

here we are, feeling
foreign again –
the door you
can breeze
through is closed
to me. research
shows that
walking through
a doorway makes
one forget. i’m
not expecting you
to remember,
to buck science
.
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