Poem per Day for National Poetry Month
Assuming the Big Bang Theory,
in a few billion years all matter, even poetry,
will fold into a space the size of an "e"
in 10 pt. Garamond
erasing every trace of humans and all beings
and rewrite the universe again.
Which suggests this is a long cycle,
one breath for uber-Brahma,
and we ourselves are the dust
of past erasures,
both unpredictable and inevitable.
-- John Oughton
Causes John Oughton Supports
PEN International, Amnesty International, League of Canadian Poets, POR AMOR, Greenpeace