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An eclectic collection of poems by famous (and not so famous) writers reveling in the technical perfection of this universe.

As Presented By Jared Savage.

This page is by no means a comprehensive study of what one may find in the world of scientific poetry. It is merely a quick presentation, a dancing overview of what the minds of the past and present have seen and presented for our consideration. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

PAGE ONE:

    "About Planck Time" - George Bradley
    "Arcturus" - Emily Dickenson
    "Atomic Architecture" - A.M. Sullivan

PAGE TWO:

    "Ballade of an Artificial Satellite" - Poul Anderson
    "Connoisseur of Chaos" - Wallace Stevens
    "Cosmic Gall" - John Updike

PAGE THREE:

    "Epistemology" - Richard Wilbur
    From "An Essay on Man" - Alexander Pope
    "Galaxy" - Richard Ryan
    "Hudibras - Mathematician" - Samuel Butler
    "I am Like a Slip of Comet..." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

PAGE FOUR:

    "The Kings of the World..." - Rainer Maria Rilke
    "Little Cosmic Dust Poem" - John Haines
    "Man-Made Satellite" - Louis Ginsberg

PAGE FIVE:

    "The Mathematician in Love" - W.J.M. Rankine
    "Molecular Evolution" - James Clerk Maxwell
    "The Nature of Matter and Energy" - Percy Bysshe Shelley
    "Nomad" - Anthony Piccione

PAGE SIX:

    "Ode to Spot" - Unknown
    "The Observatory Ode" - John Frederick Nims

PAGE SEVEN:

    "Poem Rocket" - Alan Ginsburg
    "Seeing Things" - Howard Nemerov
    "Six Haiku" - Karen Anderson

PAGE EIGHT:

    "Space Shuttle" - Diane Ackerman
    "Star-Swirls" - Robinson Jeffers
    "True Enough: To the Physicist" - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

PAGE NINE:

    "What Science Says to Truth" - William Watson
    "The Windy Planet" - Annie Dillard

PAGE TEN:

    "When I Heard the Learned Astronomer" - Walt Whitman