|In this 1931 photo, physicist Albert Einstein is shown writing out an equation for the density of the Milky Way. Einstein revolutionized physics, starting with a series of papers in 1905, and became a cultural icon as well.|
by Mary Orovan
Let me buy some time, said
the pure silence of not even ticking.
This poetry selection by Mary Orovan is from her chapbook, Green Rain, published by Poets Wear Prada in 2008.