The Science of Speed
3 to 120 Meters Per Second,
the speed at which nerves endings transmit signals through the body.
This body wants to be touched gently by your fingertips;
I have no doubt it would feel like you had never left.
25,000 miles per hour,
the speed it takes to escapes Earth’s gravity.
What would it take to escape my want of you?
186,282 miles per second,
the speed at which light travels.
When that light strikes my eyes how long would it take
for you to realize what’s still behind them?
Time dilation ,
the theory that as your body increases in velocity
time slows down.
I wish to have you near so we could accelerate to the infinite, then
time would slow to nothing and in that final instant
when our speed was at its apex
time would simply stop,
and forever with you would