What a Wonderful View of Life: Darwin Day 2022

The history of science
From a sixth grade assignment on galileo
To a tenth grade assignment on mendel
To cosmos
To bronowski’s science and human values
To the ascent of man
An independent scholar advanced
Adapted and survived
In libraries and classrooms
A lifelong avocation slowly emerged
Human evolution
Human behavior

Charles darwin
Natural selection
Science and religion
Fact and myth
Correspondence with professional scholars
The lesson learned
The more influential
The greater the willingness to share

Opportunities taken
Opportunities delayed
Opportunities not taken

The constant
Charles Darwin
Natural Selection
Science and religion
Fact and myth
What a wonderful view of life

Paul Cech has been writing poetry since 1970. Several of his poems have been published as Saturday Poems in the Pittsburgh- Post Gazette and the Thomas Merton Center of Pittsburgh has published several of his poems in NewPeople. Read other articles by Paul.