01 SEP 2011 by ideonexus

 Rainbow More Beautiful Through Science

Nor ever yet The melting rainbow's vernal-tinctur'd hues To me have shone so pleasing, as when first the hand of science pointed out the path In which the sun-beams gleaming from the west Fall on the watery cloud.
 1  1  notes

Poet describes how his appreciation of the rainbow's hues are increased by knowing through science that they are created by sunbeams on watery clouds.