Sidi J. Mahtrow
Sidi J. Mahtrow Poems
|481.||Nose Picking Nerds||6/17/2011|
|482.||William Blake's Poison Tree||1/23/2011|
|483.||Ode To A Pencil||2/24/2005|
|485.||A Mullet Is Not A Fish? ?||4/19/2006|
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Rosalind Franklin. Ever heard of her?
The un-famous chemist that caused quite a stir.
'Twas the discovery of DNA's helical structure
That Watson and Crick stole from her.
Her ideas and observations were plundered. It's clear
By W &C whose research was in arrear.
They needed a critical boost and publicity
To enshrine their names for posterity.
Now, Rosalind Franklin lies alone
Peacefully, under a granite stone.
Keeping her silence to this day
As praise and fortune twist another way.
Unfortunately, Rosalind Franklin died of cancer at 37, and was...
Listen to the crunch
Of the sugar sand
As it yields to footsteps
That mark the path of man.
The grinding of crystals
Throbbing from within
A sense deeply moving
The crunch of sugar sand.