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A poem for thought: Anastasia and Sandman, by Larry Levis

Anastasia and Sandman   The brow of a horse in that moment when The horse is drinking water so deeply from a trough It seems to inhale the water, is holy. I refuse to explain. When the horse had gone the water in the trough, All through the empty summer, Went on reflecting clouds & […]

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A poem for thought: “Beautiful Ohio” by James Wright

Beautiful Ohio Those old Winnebago men Knew what they were singing. All summer long and all alone, I had found a way To sit on a railroad tie Above the sewer main. It spilled a shining waterfall out of a pipe Somebody had gouged through the slanted earth. Sixteen thousand and five hundred more or […]

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Discovered: the “God Particle”

You’ve likely caught wind of the exciting announcement that two teams of scientists believe they have discovered the long-theorized Higgs Boson, or “God Particle.” If the research withstands scrutiny, and is upheld in future research, the discovery lends credence to the half-century old Standard Model in Physics. For a good summary of what this all […]

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