SCIENCE FICTION

 

 

The future descends upon us
with new magic for old maladies,
like the greed and lust for power

science can’t dissuade or make
invisible, can’t deport to asteroids
spinning towards black holes in space.

Not even the best Boy Scouts
can be prepared for tomorrow dangling
like a spider from its thin filament

waiting for the wind to move it
towards fuzzy, unknown realms
where human nature remains the same.

 

 

artist: Chesley Bonestell

 

2 responses to “SCIENCE FICTION

  1. thumbs up, Scout. merit badge on this one.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Alta Magazine (Summer 2020) has several short pieces relating to Science Fiction ultizing the forward thinking art of Chesley Bonestell. Amazing stuff!

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