Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

A Void, Noting Nothing


As nature hates a vacuum NOTHING can
be but a figment fragment second-guessed.
Reality and dreams combine, their quest
is thus to banish NOTHING then to span
creation's vastness, scanning big bang's van,
from tao trip evolution's also-ran
to space displacement through one thousandth dan,
to Time condensing on initial jest
when request and inquest converge in gest.
Atoms void avoid, spin tails till trail's lost, rest
contest, contestants, distance, Uber plan,
arresting surface difference with zest.

From mess congestive to suggestive test
of chaos, universal fractal fest
patterns pitter patter, matter must
invent itself from, to, through, into dust.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 06, 2013

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(18 February 1995 revised 6 May 1995 and 28 August 2009)

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