DNA

This post Eric ponders his genealogy as seen in his DNA profile,

 

DNA

 

English, Irish and Welsh

With a dram or two of Scotts

Make up my DNA

 

But who are all these others?

Scandinavian I can see

What with the Viking raids and such

 

Grandma was of French decent

So, those folks

were to be expected

 

But German –maybe

My genealogy ties to Charlemagne

are real after all

 

Spain and Italy I knew

But through marriage

So no DNA there

And yet they are hiding in

My genes

 

Dig deeply and more surprises appear

North African – just a quick swim across the Med

To Spain and Italy

 

 

Eastern European Ashkenazic Jew

And West African – who knew

 

I am a citizen of the world

Hiding in my genes

And the poster child for America

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