the tidal bulge that occurs during high tide in the world ocean follows the revolution of the moon and the earth rotates eastward through the bulge once every 24 hours and 50 minutes the water of the entire world ocean is pulled by the moon’s gravity on the opposite side of the earth simultaneously there is a high tide due to the inertia of the ocean water and because the earth is being pulled toward the moon by its gravitational field yet the ocean water remains left behind this creates a high tide on the side of the earth opposite the high tide caused by the direct pull of the moon
throbbing headache . . .
do I dare disturb
Haibun prose from a Wikipedia entry
Last two lines of haiku from The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock, by T S Eliot