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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.

Insects Do Not Have Voices

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Insects do not have voices: you can squash them as you like. There is no mother tongue among them, no mama-ing murmur, no sense, no scream. There is no one to exhume them or investigate the case. There is no grey physician to administer last medicine, no black priest. There is no family weeping, no […]

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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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