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2013 Poetry Month #10 – Cartoon Physics, Part 2

The poem “Cartoon Physics, Part 2” is written by Nick Flynn and published in his book Some Ether (2000, by Graywolf Press). Cartoon Physics, Part 2 Years ago, alone in her room, my mother cut a hole in the air & vanished into it. The report hung & deafened, followed closely by an over- whelming […]
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2013 Poetry Month #8 – Cartoon Physics, Part 1

The poem “Cartoon Physics, Part 1” is written by Nick Flynn and published in his book Some Ether (2000, by Graywolf Press). Cartoon Physics, Part 1 Children under, say, ten, shouldn’t know that the universe is ever-expanding, inexorably pushing into the vacuum, galaxies swallowed by galaxies, whole solar systems collapsing, all of it acted out […]
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