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The cell is undergoing mitosis. Spindle fibers pull the chromosomes away toward the poles of two daughter cells. A black widow spider with an hourglass on its back doesn’t seem to scare the porcelain doll at the spinning wheel. The stationary figure shows no emotion as the sands of time accumulate at the bottom. The process will soon start all over again.

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  1. Date: 3/17/2013 10:02:00 AM
    Congratulations Robert....great job.....Donna

  1. Date: 3/16/2013 12:36:00 PM
    ROBERT, this is a nice winning poem. CONGRATULATIONS!!! ;-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 2:37:00 PM
    Robert, excellent poem using those three words, they don't even stand out oddly. I like how you connect time to DNA.

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 11:15:00 AM
    Love your "Cycle" !! I would have never thought to use this as a theme ! I like how you threw the doll in... Congratulations on your Win !!

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 6:41:00 AM
    Congratulation Robert on you win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 6:19:00 AM
    Great! I really like this poem Robert. Congratulations on your top win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/15/2013 4:02:00 AM
    nice one dude

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 11:21:00 PM
    Hey, what a neat poem! Very unique an imaginative.. Great work and congrats on your win in my contest!