"A world of made

is not a world of born— pity poor flesh

and trees, poor stars and stones, but never this

fine specimen of hypermagical

ultraomnipotence."

– e. e. cummings, 1944

For one such specimen, see The
Matrix of Abraham—

a 5×5 square that is *hypermagical*…
indeed, *diabolical*.

Related material on the algebra and geometry underlying some
smaller structures

that have also, unfortunately, become associated with the word "magic"—

- Finite
Geometry of the Square and Cube

- Clifford
Pickover on a 4×4 square

- Christopher
J. Henrich on the geometry
of 4×4 magic squares

(without any mention of [1] above or related work dating back to 1976)

" … listen: there's a hell

of a good universe next door; let's go"

– e. e. cummings

Happy birthday, e. e.