Water (On International Water Day)

Sometimes gold is found In the transparent form. The lake, The river, the aquifer, the well,  All places for prospecting for That precious element, water. How life will always be, The water bodies that we preserve, And the exobiological quests, We launch, to find the residue, Of extant water, hidden deep beneath The mantle of…

The Scientist

I tweak the idea, like a washed pair of shorts, And spread it on a line, to dry. And as water drips from the khaki cloth, I look at this world of speeding science, So many beautiful ideas, Tweaked in all sorts of angles, Spread on a line for all to see, The fabric of…

Curiosity Driven Life

(An article I wrote a while back on curiosity in science) Curiosity proverb says killed a feline pet but the same element that defines the perennial seeker or conquistador in man, is not for sale or lease from any form of researcher or scientist. From a bath tub in Syracuse, Sicily to an apple tree…

A Note About “If”

“If” is a term that constantly goes through my mind. I sometimes wonder what if I had not sent two resignation letters a long time ago (7-9 years ago), when I was earning a fat paycheck (IRRI and University of Sydney – where I had a 3 year and a 2.5 year contract respectively). One…