Poem no. 13 Embrace the Chaos

I reach across the table towards the cup and saucer;
prepare to nudge it gently off the edge.
I brace myself for impact (and the sound of a resounding smash)
but nothing happens.
Now I pause within the unaccustomed silence – look around me.
And in this final moment before the great freeze begins, I understand.
Our universe has finally reached its equilibrium.
There is no entropy – no random motion.
My crockery can no longer fall.

4 thoughts on “Poem no. 13 Embrace the Chaos

    1. Yes! I’ve long been fascinated by entropy and the second law of thermodynamics, so this was a perfect time to explore exactly what would happen if entropy ceased to exist (it’s not good!)…

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