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Poem by Margaret Cavendish


Atomes and Motion Fall Out


WHen Motion, and all Atomes disagree,
Thunder in Skies, and sicknesse in Men bee,
Earthquakes, and Windes which make disorder great,
Tis when that Motion all the Atomes beate.
In this confusion a horrid noise they make,
For Motion will not let them their right places take.
Like frighted Flocks of Sheepe together run,
Thus Motion like a Wolfe doth worry them. 



Margaret Cavendish


Margaret Cavendish's other poems:
  1. What Atomes Make Death
  2. The Weight of Atomes
  3. What Atomes Make the Wind Collick
  4. Of Sharpe Atomes
  5. The Bignesse of Atomes


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