The fresh chalk squeaks. And from the yellow cloud
Emerge a code of ancient origin;
A partial differential, integration
Depending on your need. Here let the loud
Rustling of paper, pencils, scribble down
Each step, each derivation, with a spin
Of wrist to capture deltas, curves of Grecian
Past. Some annotations etch around:
The Gaussian. A charge or dipole’s field;
Magnetic loop, or flow from positivity.
Then Faraday. Each moving magnet makes
A field flowing, electric sparks at play.
With Ampere, forces’ self-sustaining flight
In time, in space, will iridesce as light.
carbon locked away.
sunlit water’s life
catch abyssal drifts; a pulse
from sky to the Deep.
fingers press wood, strings
sarcomeres to neurons string
chemical, physical codes –
music in seconds.
The cloud of fresh chalk
traces century-old code,
The oceanographical poems are based off of this paper.