there should be proof for this (multiple perspectives)

there should be a proof for this
an equation Eisenstein in scope
where faith and chaos as variables
cancel each other
when encompassed/divided by
the number of atoms
in the universe
and we are left with a constant
underlying the calculations
past the concept of zero
and above it
maybe that 8
flipped horizontally
we like to call infinite

or even G-d

if we are created things
then the creator(s) should at least
introduce themselves
so we don’t argue their existence
over pasta and wine, or
burgers and fries, or shout
where are you?
When we watch the news.
But, all equations
have inverses, so

the inverse
in this universe
are multiple gods
or higher powers
yearning towards worship
taking that leap
that stretch of consciousness
in committment
loosely named faith
trying to remember
if they ever created
in their own image(s)
as they stir nebulae into soup
and taste vacuum, adding
dark matter for complexity

there should be something more
and did we call it out of nothing?

arguing our existence
over dinner, or dinner as gods know it–
was there ever any one thing
shaped from atoms
like an Adam, breathed into
and walked with–something so small
on an insignificant planet
swimming in a spiral of constellations
that somehow longed
for this more

as (we are/I AM) yearn(s) for what’s reflected
in this less?


***for Johnnycrabcakes, who inspired this insanity.

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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13 Responses to there should be proof for this (multiple perspectives)

  1. boomiebol says:

    Brilliant insanity

  2. claudia says:

    it is way cool how you hold the mirror in our face here…ha…so well done..

  3. davidtrudel says:

    I love how you manage to bring the macro to the micro and vice versa in this piece!

  4. nelle says:

    Heh, things to ponder… I’d like to know where the infinitesimal missing number goes in to 1 divided by 3. Take that to infinity, and it will ever be missing on the tail.

  5. You’ve done it again, Susan. 🙂

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