By Karishma Mehta
It would be impossible for a scientist
to deny their second identity as a poet.
The beauty of science is such that
it cannot be
imprisoned in textbooks.
it must be
the highest of elevations
the deepest corners of our universe
metaphor and meter
rhythm and rhyme.
Karishma Mehta is a rising Indian-American poet. She earned her bachelor’s in Psychology from GWU, and lives in the Washington D.C. area. Her writing creates connections between science and poetry, and focuses on issues like identity, minority experiences, women and youth empowerment, human psychology, and more