shadowgraph 72: to ask for a superprinciple (poetry detected in eugene wigner’s nobel physics lecture, 1963)

Sean Howard

i

plutonium: tomb
essence… (mechanics

furnishing your home?)
tragicomic: state as super-

man. precise beyond
anything reason-

able

ii

businessing our
own minds. (ejacu-

quations.) oath: by no
means natural
… christ

knows – ‘more &
more about the

cross’

iii

‘god’ – remains
significant? science:

reorganized religion. (the
correctly chosen people.)

uniform – the be-
lief in conform-

ity

iv

bohr’s ghost: ‘all we know, the
nature of the discussion…’ (orbit-

uaries.) little boys: ‘the super
position in the plane!’ ham-

let’s prescience: silence,
the state’s conclus-

ion

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