|--Double Helix, Downward Gyre--
The 'double helix' in the title does, of course, refer to DNA. The 'downward
gyre' alludes to William Butler Yeats' poem, 'The Second Coming' which
The Poem expresses dismay over the state of the world and a foreboding about what is to come.
The story appeared in the Jan/Feb 2007 issue of Analog Magazine
--Helix of Friends--
Parallel worlds, not-so-imaginary playmates and repressed fears are features of this story
The story appeared in the September 2011 issue of Analog Magazine