"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
– e. e. cummings, 1944
Related material on the algebra and geometry underlying some
that have also, unfortunately, become associated with the word "magic"—
Geometry of the Square and Cube
Pickover on a 4×4 square
J. Henrich on the geometry
of 4×4 magic squares
(without any mention of  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.