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: http://www.middlewesterner.com/.

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