In this week’s book club discussion of Helen Czerski’s Storm in a Teacup, we consider the importance of time, speed, and certain substances we’d rather not mention.
The poems of “From Professor Murasaki’s Notebooks” by John Latham linger in the mind, and in the heart, long after the reading is done.
Susan Lewis develops a theme of uncertainty in “Heisenberg’s Salon”; Shanna Powlus Wheeler interprets childhood and memory in “Lo & Behold.”
Collections by Sandee Gertz Umbach and Lori Lamothe demonstrate how poets shape their words and images to communicate what inspires them.
Is it possible that without science there might be no poetry? Or could the opposite be true? Test the hypothesis with 10 great science poems.