UNEQUIVICAL STAGING Within a month of the date I was born, the Nobel Prize for Physics went to Born and Bothe – it seems the committee was torn as to whose breakthrough they would thus adorn. The world into which I was delivered was just discovering certitude wrong. Absolute exactness clearly quivered. Uncertain dualism came […]Read more "UNEQUIVICAL STAGING"
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I have to ask for help to make this happen. Bard Of Mars At “La Ville Rose” Your donation will allow me to present my poetry in person to a scientifically inclined audience of five thousand international guests. I hope to affirm for them that science and poetry are not in opposition, but benefit by […]Read more "Too Good An Opportunity To Miss"
THE INVENTOR Tesla dreamt the world that was meant to be with free electricity and air cars, but Edison, quite unfortunately, was reaching into pockets, not for stars. After a meager grant from old J. P., he began Utopia’s legacy; Nobly naïve, Tesla gave it for free, thus making this backer his enemy. He could […]Read more "THE INVENTOR"
Complete manuscript is available for publication or pre-orders.Read more "Get Ready To Order"
A woman of science has to be even more unstoppable, therefore.Read more "There’s Just No Stopping A Man Of Science"
I found out too late about: Cristian Mihai’s competition Obviously I’ve thought about this theme previously. Congratulations to the winner. WHY WE WRITE Poets have dreams on paper, that we craft to sail thought’s ocean on an idea raft. Unperturbed, though known ports may be far aft – our “S.O.S.” means “Start […]Read more "Why We Write"
While not included in Bard Of Mars, this is a limerick tribute to Professor Sara Seager of MIT, who kindly authored the foreword to the book. She also was inspiration for the haiku above and below. Sara Seager is a planetary scientist and astrophysicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she is a Professor […]Read more "Seager, Ye Shall Find"
While not all strictly science related, here are some more internet tracks: First from Lit.org, my first online nom de keyboard, POETEYE http://www.lit.org/profile.php?username=Poeteye While I have drifted from this site recently, I am proud of my association with Lit.org. I’ve have met an amazing array of poets here, some I will remember forever. The […]Read more "Missing Links"
“I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.”
– Paul Dirac to Robert Oppenheimer
“You forgot that science has evolved from poetry, and failed to see that a change of times might beneficently reunite the two as friends, at a higher level and to mutual advantage.”
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe