My thoughts are everywhere today.
In 7th grade science class our teacher took a block of wood and placed it on the front table. He then told us, “Everything is made up of molecules. Everything. The only reason why the molecules of this block do not merge with the molecules of the desk is because they are moving super slow.” He went on to say that if two objects touch long enough, they would merge. It may take a million years, but they will merge.
Chemistry is the branch of science that studies matter that interacts quickly with other matter, and changes two substances, that form new substances. Chemicals move faster than a block of wood set upon a teacher’s desk.
I must consider the bonding of people, substances, the substance of humans, parts that move slow and others fast, blood and water, our solid bones and muscles, and the abstract of thoughts and dreams.
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Shannon Laws is a Pacific Northwest poet. Her story-telling poetry has touched many hearts and minds. She is the author of four poetry books, the most recent “Fallen” published by Independent Writer’s Studio Press. Shannon has received two Mayor’s Arts Awards and the Community Champion Award for promoting local artists on community radio and encouraging peace and understanding through community poetry events. She makes her home in Bellingham, Washington, USA.
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2 thoughts on “Poem: Am I lovely? Of course!”
Thoughtful…I like the way you couple a poem with a reflection. 🙂
this was a floating thought- no nails to hold it in place.
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