Issue 164, Winter 2002-2003
The new theory of the universe predicts,
for instance, gravity. And history. It is correct.
It is complex. There are men too eager to know,
and women. And nothing succeeds like it,
success as historical accident. An image
of impudence, a kind of catastrophe:
Pluck. Thrum. Strum. Pizzicato physics.
The body suffers more for its own sake than
for the mind, the mind complains. Here we make
beautiful music, here we are together. Think
about it, and tremble. It is a wonder the world