The Sky Does Not

The sky does not tell us
what is beyond the shell
of stars; we can only imagine.
Some think there’s a heaven
and some think it’s emptiness.
I tend to go with those who say
what you see is what you get –
particle or wave – depending.


Tom Montag is a poet and essayist from Fairwater, Wisconsin, USA. His selected poems, In This Place, appeared in 2014. His most recent publication is a collection of his “Old Poet” poems titled Imagination’s Place. He blogs as The Middlewesterner at:

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