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Brainstorm



Bicameral brains have hemispheres with four lobes on each side.
A corpus collusum coheres
to keep functions allied.
Frontal lobes behind the forehead mediate major goals.
Plans and decisions are florid
with these bio-controls.
Temporal lobes behind the ear interpret every sound.
Human speech and music are clear
instead of noise background.
Parietal lobes on top the skull integrate senses.
Tactile touching is choice to cull,
then data dispenses.
Occipital lobes can process, like "eyes back of the head,"
everything vision can access
including what is read.
Biological head-quarters hold hardware for the brain.
The cerebrum's "bricks and mortar"
can human thought explain.
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