The First Physics Love Poem In the History of the World

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In some odd, detached way
Physics called to me
Saying something seductive about resonance, tone,
and the fourth harmonic interval
Before, I had been the node, where the wave never touched
The part that stood alone.

Then the radiant heat of your smile
Warmed my tiny heart
Until I couldn’t help but laugh at my vulnerability
Allowing me to believe in something
That seemed magical, that I hadn’t learned about

A tiny wave
Just some silly oscillation
Anything to get your attention.
Heat is the kinetic energy of molecules
Sublimation, convection,
Connection
All that separates us is a layer of electrons
You can’t touch without being touched
Opposites attract.
Vectors have speed and direction

But where are they going?
To that land of scientific
Self-actualization?
And you
Are you already in love
Do pendulums and transverse waves
Occupy your every thought
Are you making your own charm quarks
Am I just a change of phase

Could we ever be together
In our own world of knee-high neap tides
Are we just isotopes of the same element
Or will the law of universal gravitation
Always keep us apart





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c0oLlaCeY said...
Feb. 12, 2009 at 3:47 pm
hehe! super tnx^^ i used this poem for my project in pgysics very useful^^
 
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