Gita Ashok


Gita Ashok Poems

1. Candyfloss 7/14/2010
2. As the School Bell Rings 6/2/2010
3. An Ode to DNA 6/2/2010
4. Your Inner Voice 5/18/2010
5. Across the Sahara 6/8/2010
6. An Ice Cube 6/1/2010
7. Take Time To... 6/3/2010
8. An Exam 6/15/2010
9. I am Time 5/20/2010
10. Examination 3/30/2010
11. Come Back With a Smile! 6/22/2010
12. Sometimes... 3/27/2010
13. Together We Will... 6/6/2010
14. Playing the Game of Life 6/30/2010
15. When Death Comes Knocking 3/29/2010
16. A Snowy Scene 6/16/2010
17. Cell 6/27/2010
18. A Rose 9/7/2010
19. The Sounds of Nature 3/26/2010
20. The Rain 5/11/2010

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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