Tagged: dna

after a while, life

after a while, life
overlaps, retraces steps
even to move for-

ward, trips into dna
mutations, finds a way back
.
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for every history,

for every history,
there is a sort of
engraving,
etched into
someone else’s
DNA, someone
who has been
telling the story
for way too long
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: history

on antibiotics, i

on antibiotics, i
am a mystery lost in
a galaxy of involuntary
orbits, swinging far
and wide for the
purpose of breaking
down and
healing. don’t
come so close, lest
these drugged molecules
take a swing at you
.
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under life’s imminent

under life’s imminent
force, grandpa pulled
away from
us, and we are
undone –
immeasurable
strands of DNA
from a double helix
unzipped and waiting
to be translated
once more –
into that
chuckle, a weakness
for the bitterest
tea, an
unbelievable
gentleness, and a gift
for choosing the
right words when
even the right
words will no
longer soothe
.
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embedded in our

embedded in our
DNA, a cause to cross
bridges
, cast adrift –

these are fleeting times, but still,
separation stretches long
.
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