Skip Navigation LinksHOME → BAMBOO SHOOTS LISTING → THIS METASTATIC COSMOS

BAMBOO SHOOTS
Works of fiction and poetry by friends of Bamboo Ridge Press.



THIS METASTATIC COSMOS

Published by JIM HARSTAD | Saturday, January 03, 2015 11:17 PM



My dad thought humans
Were the cancer
Of the universe.

He despised what we're doing
To our only planet Earth.

He contended that,
If there are indeed other habitable planets,
We'll likely find them
And fuck them up too.

He also thought the Universe
Could be a single Being
Living in a different,
Much larger,
Dimension,
And that, so far, we occupy only
A single electron
Of a single atom
Of that Most Singular Being.

I find that idea hopeful, though
Stephen Hawking says
It doesn't work that way.

I say let Stephen Hawking think
What works for him,
And I'll think what works for me.

Let's see where either view
Gets any of us.



RECOMMEND THIS PAGE

Tell others about this page on your social networks.


COMMENTS


If you have an account, why not login to comment?