Poetry and science: Integral

This is the third submission in our new poetry section.

We invite readers to submit their work in any European language.

Here is this week’s poem.


What is the dance without the dancer,

the dancer without the dance?

And without music what is either,

as if each could cast itself a glance?

Peter Davis

Peter has been writing poetry for twenty years and been published in various magazines/journals. He has long had an interest in the contemplative and explorative relationship of poetry as complement to scientific endeavour, inspired by meetings with and the work of many leading scientists and thinkers in universities and other academic institutions in the UK. He currently works in healthcare.

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