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Tuesday, July 17, 2012


by Robert M. Chute

"Inconceivable! Astronomical!"
one witness cried. Had he guessed?
When the computer software
conspired to ignite all the cities
fireworks simultaneously
the explosion was the very model
of  Hadron Collider experimentation
providing the biggest, shortest
Bang-show the citizens had ever
experienced but unfortunately
the Fox News camera man flinched
missing the vision of the Higgs bason
slipping through the tracks of
material's particles turned to energy
falling with a massless splash
into the waiting bay's pacific waters.

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Robert M. Chute's book of poetry based on scientific articles, Reading Nature, is available from Amazon or Barnes and Noble.