Monday, June 27, 2011

Science of Love



If you rely on chemistry alone

to set your heart ablaze,

when entropy’s won

and the fires are gone,

what then for love?

x

23 comments:

Elisabeth said...

What then indeed, Isabel. Human connection need more than chemistry and bodies and material goods. It needs something intangible. I can't think of a word at the moment but I suspect you could. Thanks for a great poem.

Laurie Kolp said...

Great poser... and so true. Lasting love runs deeper than chemistry.

Words A Day said...

A wise one, damn chemistry!

Strummed Words said...

A sobering thought!

Brigid said...

Interesting one! Love must consist of more than chemistry, we hope.

Tess Kincaid said...

Wise words, indeed.

Reflections said...

Such wisdom goes beyond the confines of science.... well done.

ds said...

Yes, very wise. Thank you.

Jingle said...

clever assumptions.
well penned.

Dave King said...

Pithy and true.

Old Raven said...

Eloquent truth.

mindlovemisery said...

I really love the way you've worded this and the flow. Very true and very well done!

jabblog said...

I've often wondered about this myself . . .

Helen said...

Hopefully there is a little bit 'left in the tank' to ignite the embers.

Mary said...

Ah yes, you have written truth!

WINDOWLAD said...

..ah,clever indeed... i liked it.

~Kelvin

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Very wise words.

Anna :o]

Martin H. said...

I like this short, sweet examination of what makes our hearts beat a little faster.

C.M. Jackson said...

ah love --yes one needs chemistry and a catalyst;-) nice magpie!

Willow said...

Absolutely nothing! Brilliant poem, well done!

Tumblewords: said...

What then, indeed. I enjoyed this!

lucychili said...

perhaps they learn to fold together like old socks =)

Bee's Blog said...

Just so long as it isn't boredom. Nice take.