Denis Mair Poems
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Original Soup Of Life
Tell me, how can six feet of DNA get wound up inside a nucleus that is measured in microns?
How can so much thread get unspooled without tangling? And how does it get wound up again like a hawser?
How does DNA in a chromosome get so packed into coils and supercoils that it becomes a big biocrystal?
When the cell needs a certain segment of coding, how does the double helix unzip to the right place?
Before the cell divides, the DNA must be copied. How can the helix possibly unwind at 100 rpm during the duplication?
When the cell is ready to divide, what ...
So Says The Peacock
Take a look at this ornament. How does it make you feel?
See how my eyespots can gather you in from all angles. See how kaleidoscopically I enjoy the beauty of your crest from all compass points of my tail.
With all these eyes I know where the best seeds are. Come and I can show you the best forage spots.
All my eyespots sway gently in the breeze. Imagine how we will gaze together on the perfect garden!
The refracted light from my feathers gives an appearance of liquid depth. My ne