Adenosine, alanine, androsterone

Calciferol,carotenoids, cephalin

Bile

Citruline, creatine, dihydrotestosterone

Erythrocytes. Ethanol, globulin

Fat.

Lecithin, Leucocytes, lysozyme

Lithium, manganese, niacin

Lead.

Ornithine, oxalate, pentose, proline

Protoporphyrin, pyrimidine, secretin

Salt.

 

Taurin, thiamine threonine, thyroxine,

Transcortin, tryptophan, tyrosine

zinc.

© Gillian Peall

 

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2 thoughts on “THE SOUND OF BLOOD

  1. I really like this poem, the scientific names and the alphabetical structure makes sense.I like the way the title ‘Sound’ adds to the movement and I imagine the ‘swish, swish’ as the heart beats.

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    • Thank you! It actually sounds better read aloud – if you can get your tongue round the science! I had to practice a bit before I read it to our Creative Writing class!

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