Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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CHEMISTRY CLASS

I drew a sketch, design of a molecule
relative relations of atoms bonding
strengths, closeness, flat art
of an invisible multi-dimensional object
probability space, single and double
lines attached to atomic centers
like tinker toys that as a child I stuck
into skeletal forms, held by tight fitting
not unlike so many social agreements
symbiotic living, marriage children
expanding inter-connecting web works
nets real and artificial, assembled
and reconciled by interests shared
point of the pyramid, inflated ego
or what really holds us together
bonds, binds, embraces in some
lasting union, more than kind words
gestures, close loving concern, empathy
charity, survival tools, reactions endured
in patience, humble submission to Nature’s rules.




Jan G. Otterstrom F. 8/04/2013