ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Neanderthal

A rhymed acrostic

Image by Bacon Cph (CC BY 2.5) via Wikimedia Commons
Image by Bacon Cph (CC BY 2.5) via Wikimedia Commons

Nestled in a large cave you suffered less
Every season except for fall’s last day
As the wind turned colder with winter’s dress
Never neglecting to kick you halfway
During a thought of some fresh meat roasted
Entirely for family and friends
Returning from the hunt twice boasted
Thankful not knowing your approaching ends
Humans kept part of your DNA chains
As a souvenir of your last day’s pains
Leaving forty K…

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Patrick M. Ohana

Patrick M. Ohana

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A medical writer who reads & writes fiction & some nonfiction, although the latter may appear at times like the former. https://patrick-m-ohana.anthi-and-m.com