Simple Physics MAG

April 29, 2010
By Silence BRONZE, Bronx, New York
Silence BRONZE, Bronx, New York
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Listen – the sizzle of the rain drenching our cheeks,
dropping down our chests
and onto our toes – the m*a of millions of these drops
feels like nothing compared to the nRT/V of your fingertips

I can hear the squish-squash of your shoes,
replaced here and there by the abs. silence
of intended accidental contact –

We're walking with zero acceleration – blatantly blind to
the split-splatter and scurrying feet around us
walking in waves,
awaiting destructive interference

You look up and grin with half-closed eyes,
and I can already guess the sin+cosine joke
behind your now slightly parted lips

I can guess the velocity of your next step,
and the angle your head will drop
and the height your arms will raise,
and the stiffness your body will assume
(that's all simple physics)

The rain is falling with an average acceleration of 9.81 m/s^2,
you're walking at a velocity of -5 m/s,
and my heart is now beating at 130 beats per minute –
destructive interference again

And it's all simple physics: the Second Law of Thermodynamics,
as we both feel Q increase,
proportional to our W.

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on Apr. 25 2013 at 11:25 pm
ChelleLynn SILVER, Cold Spring, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Life does not come with a remote. If I want to change something, I have to get up out of the chair and I have to change it myself.

Yay for fellow nerd-dom! This poem has some serious P=W/t!

on Sep. 5 2011 at 8:20 pm
green_eyes17 BRONZE, Denver, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
As if I could pick just one.

As a fellow nerd I really enjoy this. :) 

Shelly-T GOLD said...
on Jun. 22 2010 at 4:24 pm
Shelly-T GOLD, Romeoville, Illinois
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This is awesome! 


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