Category Archives: Science

Roll Up, Roll Up

Roll up your sleeve, yes that’s fine

A quick sharp jab, it took no time

I slept like a log

Not a drop a grog

Feeling much better, what a good sign

A quick jab..

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The Same Old Story

It’s the same old story, as Rory G* once sang

Over everything now, Covid clouds do hang

The days are numbing

But brighter ones coming

Back to us soon, like a timely boomerang

Coming our way…

*Rory Gallagher, guitarist (2 Mar 1948 – 14 June 1995)

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The Program

Uncertainty rules, there’s no doubt

Covid’s still creeping, around and about

Mask-up where you go

This is not for show

Stay with the program, do not flout

Keep your distance…for now

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The Silence Returns

Ten months later, the silence is back

The Covid demon, it will not slack

Do the right thing

That’s how we win

Work hard people, let’s beat this attack

Bloom perfume …it’s coming

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Come On, Mick

Just got the news, that a good friend is sick

The virus came silently, and hit him quick

Always first to assist

He’ll fight and resist

To beat this menace, now Come on, Mick!

Joker's Chair
Your chair awaits!

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Vacs a lot!

The best Christmas gift, there’s ever been

A working drug, to beat C-nineteen

Let’s get this done

So that everyone

Can be thankful for, the new vaccine

Let’s get needling

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R Number

R you ok? he asked, now six feet yonder

Fine, I nod, under a grey sky we maunder

The number’s going down

Yes, less reason to frown

This chance to win, we must not squander

Walk on…

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The Botanic Gardens – A Happy Place

It’s the place of plants, trees and research too

Enjoy the colours, and the smells around you

Sundials to test

And seats for rest

In our Garden of Eden, there’s much to do

Botanic Gardens - front gate

Botanic Gardens – front gate

Glasshouses are great, they sparkle and shine

You’ll find cactus, lilies and orchids so fine

In the Palm House he sat

Wittgenstein in a hat

Hottest place in Dublin, it is all the time

Plaque to Ludwig Wittgenstein in the Palm House

Plaque to Ludwig Wittgenstein in the Palm House

You’ll meet Socrates, as he takes the fresh air

Or sit in the Bandstand, without pressure or care

Walk in the shade

Down nature’s arcade

And check out the Vikings, if you just dare!

The magnificent Palm House

The magnificent Palm House

It’s steeped in history, and science to know

None more important, than about how we grow

What Is Life did sound

Double-helix was found

The beautiful sculpture, of DNA’s magic flow

DNA Double-Helix sculpture

DNA Double-Helix sculpture

 Don Cameron 2020

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Limerick-a-Day: No. 33

A little piece, written in strange times


A cure for the virus, we all now beseech
Testing whatever, but no-no to bleach
Check whatever you take
It might just be fake
So do as the medics, and experts preach

Don Cameron 2020

Put your heads together...

Put your heads together…

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Limerick-a-Day: No. 7

A little piece, written in strange times

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Very strange the times, that we’re in
Inhale the silence, there’s no din
Respect in the air
Until the last scare
Safety first, and we’ll have THE win

Don Cameron 2020

Shelter from the storm...

Shelter from the storm…

 

 

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