The Butterfly Effect

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“This effect grants the power to cause a hurricane in China to a butterfly flapping its wings in New Mexico. It may take a very long time, but the connection is real. If the butterfly had not flapped its wings at just the right point in space/time, the hurricane would not have happened.”

http://fractalfoundation.org/resources/what-is-chaos-theory/

 

Down Here
Wispy tendrils of hazy smoke
from Canada’s forest fires
Lasso branches of not-so-evergreens
And the aberrant heat drapes
its humid blanket over this bed
We now must lie in.

Over There
Adam lies drowning
In a pool of lethal despair
While in Bahrain more mundane matters
Press on Ahmad and the butterfly spirals down
To The Boneyard of Indifference.

©Rita H Kowats August 3, 2017

 

Photo Credit: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfly

 

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2 thoughts on “The Butterfly Effect

  1. Yes, we’re in hard times. And I hear you are even hotter and feeling more effects of fires than we are in Spokane. Your place must really be an oven. I hope you can find coolness and clean air to breathe. And meanwhile we will keep on making our voices heard. We will keep on saying “NO” to injustices.

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