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The Science of Love

I can't possibly yield one more ounce of myself
To the force of your scientific inquiry
And I cannot—should not—look into those black, burning,
Fathomless eyes of yours if I still
Would rather keep
My soul,
Though with every millisecond I spend nanometers away
From your gravity,
I think maybe it got lost somewhere in the procedures,
Routine I love you's,
And your dissecting way of prying into my heart
And mind,
My lab-rat self unaccustomed to anything like
The sort of care
You gave to discerning every bit of me, however irrelevant
To your original purpose—
So I have a hypothesis, and experience has a theory—
That if my soul was surgically removed along with my memories
And my flesh and bones,
You must have kept it with you,
Yes,
That must have been your goal all
Along.




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Krasota-Butterflies-and-AngelsThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
today at 7:38 pm:
Ha, I love all the little allusions to science in this piece. Clever way of expressing your message! The poem's refreshing to read and not at all cliche. Amazing work! <3 Keep on writing!
 
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MckayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sep. 10 at 4:36 pm:
Ugh. Science makes the brain of Mckay melt and ooze and bubble with stupidity. I'm not a science fan. (Sorry, science nerds.) Enough about me. I really like this poem. It feels so genuine: the longing, the wondering of what if, the love that just won't die. I love how you intertwined science with this poem. Just another great poem by yours truly, Miss Jade. 
 
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