This point in time? This point in time?
On this should you expend your energy?
Can you separate fact from fantasy?
Do you remember the air you breathed
When you were five? When you were ten?
That was then and this is
Are you breathing it again?
Since this is now and that was then?
Why waste you time with more new Ďthenísí
When you can make it one long
When you look up
In the cold night sky
Where are you in space and time?
What is your trajectory
You may think you know who you are,
Then who are you in a foreign bazaar
To the local denizens selling their
Or from a different vantage point
Not of this earth, what would you be?
A collection of cells, a spirit, a God,
Or a member of the genus gastropod?
Can we make a fortune on a gastropod?
How many grandparents are in your tree
Let's go back forty generations and see:
Over one trillion ninety billion
five hundred million and forty three!
So who did you say your nose is from
Or gives you your
We had to share, know what that
Will this poem stick in your head?
Stick in your head? Stick in your head?
Will you read it again and
again? Again and