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Science and Poetry: A View from the DivideThe harmony between scientific language and poetics
SoloI follow the yellow line. Six months ago, I trailed from one side of the taxiway to the other, and I chased this wide stripe as though it was moving erratically instead of me.
Introduction: Doctors and WritersOne morning some years ago I found myself in the office of a dermatologist who, while tearing into my Plantar's wart on my right foot, glanced nervously up at my chest.
ChimeraLast Thursday, one of those gray, fall days when the starlings gather up and string between the elms around here, my children’s mother–dead 10 years–walked into a pastry shop where I was buttering a croissant.
Issue 24/25 / Issue 11 / In Fact
About the Author: Alison Hawthorne DemingAlison Hawthorne Deming had a relationship with science from a very young age. "Even as a little kid I had a very cool encyclopedia of natural history with great pictures and also a wonderful little book of narratives called "Great Scientific Expeditions" that presented science as great travel narratives."