Force = Mass x Acceleration

.
Force

three things: the future’s unknown,
you never know what it means till it’s past,
not its force nor mass,
nor the speed
with which its die is cast 

moving in a straight line,
if nothing’s pulling me aside
I’ll go this way forever
which is this sign:

infinity

if I’m not moving straight and true
I’ll know I’m being pulled by force
—in the short run this may not matter,
but still, as physics shows,
I will go faster

If I swerve from true toward something
I’m now chasing after
which may or not become disaster
I’ll never know till what comes after
.

Jim Culleny
8/8/16

 

 

 

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