Gravity is just an observational description.
Somewhere outside of Yeats and Taylor Swift lyrics is science.
Elsewhere is religion.
It’s not a level playing field, and yes, science has a seperate set of rules that make it wonderful.
But it’s just a description.
With an audience who gets it. And with people who are totally clueless. It’s part of the art of it all.
As a starting point, the poetry approach has served me well.
You can start looking for why somebody thinks ideas rhyme.
I can get why my doctor wants to follow a course of treatment.
I can understand why somebody is doing something I find agitating on social media.
I can grasp why Drake is cool but mostly not for me (and respect Drake and I could bond over loving some of the same music too).
Add all the layers you want, but I really do think it all reduces to poetry.
Show me something that works, I’ll look for the forms and patterns.
Write the poem. Do the dance. Feel the pattern.