Drowning in a dream of sorrow, and hope,
This state of being leaves naught but thought,
The demands of life, a sacrifice of self. D. Patrick 2011
Astronomy professor: Please explain the big bang theory.
Me: Our whole universe was in a hot dense state, then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started. Wait... the Earth began to cool, the autotrophs began to drool, Neanderthals developed tools, we built a wall, we built the pyramids!! Math, science, history, unraveling the mysteries, that all started with the big bang! HEY!
with the intention of arriving safely
in an attractive and well preserved motorcycle,
But rather to skid in sideways,
brake squeezed in one hand,
throttle twisted in the other,
gas tank on empty,
tires worn out and screaming
“WOO HOO what a ride!” ”