Dancing with Integers

 

To be squared, cubed, exalted to the tenth power

Sweeping upwards in arching multiples

Leaping centennials of time toward infinity

Marauding the millennia with the mirage of the Messiah

 

To be a parabola on a Cartesian plane

A Zygote of pure genius informing the world

Belting the bourbons, inciting the terror

Slingshot through decades to the Commune to the Partisans

 

To be an art of swiftest science streaming forth

Of mathematical confidence careening onward

Of planned metered marchings in decibilistic order

Of futuristic canvases striated, muscled, tough as hell

 

To be the linear loveliness of such arrowed arrogance

London’s crystal palace refracting all the light of heaven

Glowing with the glory of some sceptored spark of G-d

Inscrutable, unnameable, I am always moving on.

 

Copyright, David Gottfried, 1997

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