Where’s the in-between?
Moons, planets, galaxies.
Black holes, nebulas, an expanding universe.
A trekker’s dream.
A priest’s dilemma.
A scientist’s dream.
to the Sphinx
and other celestial rock gardens,
ancient astronomical storytellers show us
But are we
more or less
about their tales
or the hell
In 1963, President Kennedy promised
we’d beat the Russians.
and we did
to the moon, Alice!
But did we step into cheddar, Swiss or ricotta?
Run into monsters?
We planted our flag,
Spent billions on technology
To play the first interstellar golf game?
Drive, skull, several balls in the zero gravity
Tiger Woods would not be proud to claim his own.
As another millennium has dawned
we build 2001 space oddities.
Stations, probes, lunar landers and rovers.
we do find something
will we leave decipherable bookmarks,
for future generations?
A reminder of what we know
compared with what little we learned
we should leave