For Scicurious (still and always, the best ‘nym ever for a science writer)
The walruses were gathered,
Tens of K of walri strong
With their floes unfroze, the walrae
Joined a huge walrorum throng [Read more...]
There’s a world of smells around you
If you catch a little whiff
Why, your nose can show you wonders
If you’ll only stop and sniff [Read more...]
“God” may be humankind’s strangest invention—
At least, that’s the way I am feeling.
From ineffable force, too transcendent to mention
To “bearded guy up on the ceiling” [Read more...]
Too good to be true—ah, alas!
No reduction, in weight or in mass—
Now the latest reports
Say, caffeine in my shorts
Isn’t useful for slimming my ass!
(Yeah, it’s been a while since the last Headline Muse. I forget why I stopped…)
So anyway, one of my search terms today was “why the hell did god make parasites?”. I don’t think I have actually addressed that specifically (though I have mentioned parasites in one or two verses, I know), so I thought I’d do so now: [Read more...]
It’s a metaphor. [Read more...]
So the cuttledog and I were walking, just a bit ago, and there were bats! [Read more...]
I once believed in Eden, and in Adam and his Eve
I believed in Satan’s serpent; his intention to deceive.
Eve’s decision doomed humanity to misery and woe—
I believed it without question, cos the bible told me so. [Read more...]
The word was passed from dude to bro:
We must protect the status quo! [Read more...]