cyclotron @twilightfirefly


Numerous dreams shine above me,
I walk towards them without tire.
Ambition runs through my veins,
Like a fierce, destructive fire.

I am a charged particle,
Brimming with desires.

Troubles in the way, scare me,
I recall you with a bated breath.
And throw myself into the arena,
Relying on those last bits of faith.

I am a charged particle,
Walking normal to my death!

You awaken my dormant power,
Act like a rejuvenating source.
Throw me into the face of terror,
You stand back, and watch me explode.

I am a charged particle,
You are an inspiring force.

You guide me through my horrors,
And Iโ€™m out there, soaring the dawn!
Accelerating my way to the zenith,
But when I look back, you are gone!

I am a charged particle,
And you are the Cyclotron!


This poem is based on Cyclotron, which is a device used to accelerate charged particles. So, the thing is, when the charged particle moves normal (perpendicular) to the magnetic field, it experiences Lorentz force and therefore it moves in circular path, keeps accelerating in an increasing radius and hits a target.

Here, I am portrayed as a charged particle, full of desires and dreams (charged, you know!) Magnetic field is the troubles in life, Lorentz force is someoneโ€™s encouragements and motivations, and circular path is the way to achieving my dreams. I donโ€™t know why this is sounding so funny now.ย ๐Ÿ˜น The last one, Cyclotron! These are the people who constantly inspire and push me forward.

P.S. This poem is my dedication to National Science Day! It is, in a way inspired by Tris and Four from the book ‘Divergent‘ by Veronica Roth, haha. They’re my favourite. โ™ฅ๏ธ


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30 thoughts on “Cyclotron”

  1. The Literature student is on fire today! Wow! Loved all of the quatrains! Loved the rhythm, the meter, everything!
    A wholesome poem! Made my day, Chandni โค๏ธ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒธ

    1. Haha! Firefly is never out of fire. ๐Ÿ˜น๐ŸŒŸ Thankyou so much, I really look forward to your comments. You made my day. โ™ฅ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ

    1. Wow, you remember! ๐Ÿคฉ Interesting. When I don’t have content, I copy paste from that blog. ๐Ÿ˜ผ Kya dikkat hai tumko haan?

  2. Now, after reading your recent posts. I feel like going back to my sleep routine. WordPress hamare lie nahi lgra ab๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’
    Stop writing pieces like this naa yahan dimag hi kaam ni kraa๐Ÿ˜ญโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Œ

    1. Aeyyyyy! Where were you? I was worried ki ye ladka gayab kidhar hogaya. ๐Ÿ˜พ Don’t say that. Ye 12th ka physics hai huh, recent syllabus. ๐Ÿ˜’ Kya kara physics paper me?

    2. ๐Ÿคฃ Haha, mere sath bhi same hua tha. Physics was the weak link. ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ Koi baat nai, you’ll rock it. IIT jaao. ๐Ÿฅณ

  3. Scientific literature or literature scientist? What are you? Can’t imagine one can write on the Lorentz force and that too beautifully. Looking forward for biot savart and ampere circuital law.

    1. Haha, Literature Scientist? Sounds like a cool profession to flaunt. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Thankyou, thankyou! This poem was written almost two years back. Then literature came and swept away everything logical from my mind. It’s so empty now. I wish I could write a science poem again. ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ

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