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Life Arts    H3'ed 10/13/19

The argument against Climate Change (based on Poe's "Eureka")

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It cannot be maintained by the crawling system
(ninety-nine hundredths of what is undeniable)
that there are no degrees of impossibility

However we think it advisable to proceed
with reference to the law
in its absolute extreme of simplicity

And with enunciation of these numbers
if the orange be understood
upon any given plane

Fulfillment of any ends proposed
should leave no clouds behind
which we will explain more fully hereafter

As a separate ring
proportional to the number
although all must admit

A condition of positive normality
empirically confirmed at all points
without reference to the law

In its absolute extreme of simplicity
which led to such a result
by way of calling attention

To the home or homes of that "system"
in effect precipitating themselves
at least those which you term "animate"

A condition of positive normality
gradually merged in the general
by the skirts of the Sun's atmosphere

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger and author of several nonfiction books, a collection of poetry, "Children to the Mountain" and a memoir, "Finding Myself in Time: Facing the Music" Over the last few years he has begun calling (more...)

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