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Saturday, March 25, 2006


by Robert M. Chute

There is something strange,
        a change in atmosphere, I said.
A trend that has already turned
        some blue states to red.
Is it a promise or a warning?
        How can we tell?
The printer whirred, the paper
        curled out and fell.
Is there a difference?
        the printout read.

Robert M. Chute’s new book from JustWrite Books, Reading Nature, poetry based on scientific articles, is available from Amazon or Barnes and Noble.