Almost everything in the universe, in one way or another, “goes with flow”: The wind that whips through the trees and the blood that runs in our veins; the glowing gases that stream from the sun and the solid rock that slides imperceptibly beneath our feet; traffic and history; fire and ice. Flow is the province of art as much as science: writers want their words to flow; painters strive for fluid lines, and dancers turn their bodies into fluid forms.
For poetry in motion, it’s hard to beat the birth and death of stars. University
of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank, a blues harmonica wanna-
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