GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

Community

May 6, 2013

The Cell

Exciting, exotic, exquisitely beautiful world

in its immensity

builds from the miniscule cell

constructive, destructive

instructive.

Roar of the storm outside

quiets silent turmoil inside.

as my thoughts jump

from one to another

while sitting in the shower stall

soaking my feet.

What can this jumble of cells stir within?

Pattern/patterns of the cell/cells —

in the glass and out

change as my head moves

and light glows through the window

from vast ether beyond

while white world sprinkled with inky lines

obliterates seeds of creation’s bond.

These too swirl.

Creation, destruction

re-creation.

All is one

one in all

from a cell.

How can this miracle of cells that is me

I perform best before I rest while alive?

Should I even try?

Yes!

Margery McManus Leach

Gloucester

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Community

Pictures of the Week
Your news, your way
Comments Tracker
AP Video Network
Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Dozens Feared Dead Republicans Hold a Hearing on IRS Lost Emails Raw: Mourners Gather As MH17 Bodies Transported Robot Parking Valet Creates Stress-free Travel Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel