Science and art inspire each other to create new forms of expression. Here, at Science (in)Verse, we bring an unusual outcome of this encounter: science-inspired poetry. If you are feeling poetic, we welcome contributions!
Sloppy spikes projection clocks?
Stretchy, spiny axons tick and
stretchy, spin axons tock.
How do all these ticking ticking
populations talk? Converse?
Sodium and Calcium and
Potassium – burst!
Where do all the signals go
after they’re dispersed?
Ben Zarov is a poet, educator, and scientist living in Beijing, China.
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