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Gita Ashok


Poems of Gita Ashok

1. A Rose 9/7/2010
2. A Snowy Scene 6/16/2010
3. ABC of Success 9/7/2010
4. Across the Sahara 6/8/2010
5. An Exam 6/15/2010
6. An Ice Cube 6/1/2010
7. An Ode to DNA 6/2/2010
8. As the School Bell Rings 6/2/2010
9. Beauty Need Not Be Truth 6/24/2010
10. Candyfloss 7/14/2010
11. Catharsis in Poetry 10/1/2010
12. Cell 6/27/2010
13. Chocolate in the Rain 6/1/2010
14. Come Back With a Smile! 6/22/2010
15. Confessions of a Blogaholic 7/30/2010
16. Content Writer 6/21/2010
17. Crescent Moon 7/26/2012
18. Drunk Driving 6/24/2010
19. Elusive Things 6/11/2010
20. Etches and Sketches 6/21/2010

I am Escherichia coli

This poem is about a microorganism - a normally harmless bacterium that resides in the intestinal tract of all human beings. It is called Escherichia coli. For a number of reasons, it is widely used in research, especially in genetic engineering. The poem attempts to portray some of the traits of this bacterium. It can best be appreciated by microbiologists and biochemists.

That I am a normal bacterium in your intestinal tract
Is a well-known and proven fact.
Under the microscope, you’ll fi

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