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“The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.” Einstein

Poetry and Science is an ezine emphasizing the multiple perspectives of poetry, science and technology.

Ingenuities Converge at Lindbergh Field

Greeting Card from Bennington College featuring art by Max Nanis and Andrew Dubow

The editor received a greeting card from Mariko Silver, President of Bennington College. In addition to quoting a letter from e.e. cummings following his first public reading delivered at the College in 1932 (“. . . of all costumes and dimensions . . . “), the card includes visual art from a collaboration by […]

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Contemporary musical settings of great Latin-American poetry

♫ John Schaefer provides excellent curation of contemporary musical settings of great Latin-American poets. Where else could you find a collection like this, in such a readily digestible format? SNIP “Listen to contemporary settings of great Latin-American poets on this New Sounds. Hear a combination of choir and electric guitar by built around the poetry […]

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Anthropomorphism 101


I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to sing. -e. e. cummings

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Poets in the Rear View Mirror of Science: Review of Sequences and Pathogens

Sequences and Pathogens (Litmus, 2013)

Sequences and Pathogens: An Anthology of Poems and Reflections, edited by Dorothy Lehane and Elinor Cleghorn (Litmus Publishing, 2013). I was asking something which is the scientific equivalent of: Have you read a work of Shakespeare’s? That should sound familiar. It was CP Snow considering the response he received when he asked supposed experts in […]

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