Tagged: gene

in our gene of genes,

here it is – the same

here it is – the same
code that makes us
human – is it the
similarities or
the differences that
make us want
to hurt each other
.
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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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y