Last week I posted a poem my son shared with me; this week it's one from my daughter.
The Sciences Sing a Lullabye
by Albert Goldbarth
Physics says: go to sleep. Of course
you're tired. Every atom in you
has been dancing the shimmy in silver shoes
nonstop from mitosis to now.
Quit tapping your feet. They'll dance
inside themselves without you. Go to sleep.
Here's the rest.
Here's today's Poetry Friday roundup.
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