New Poem of the Week speaks to Human potential

final frontier

the mountain isn’t going to come to you,
you have to go to the mountain

is the epiphany i am having
just before he quietly breaks the silence

without turning to me he says,
“That’s the final frontier.”

we are gazing outward from our planet
through the starry skies of our short arm
of the Milky Way Galaxy

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This poem is from my notebook “the nameless way woven with crooked genius.”  If you like this poem, please copy the link or the short link and share it with others on Facebook, Twitter or whatever social networking spaces you frequent.

If you would like, check out my other Selected New Poems on my blog or consider the eBook or paperback purchase of my book, span (Rhizome Publishing 2011, 2012) which is a collection of Human Ecology poems from 2000-2010. Thank you for enjoying my work.


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