By Alice Major
Alice significant emigrated from Scotland on the age of 8, and grew up in Toronto sooner than coming west to paintings as a weekly newspaper reporter. She served as Edmonton’s first poet laureate and has been inducted into the city’s cultural corridor of repute. A widely-published writer, she has received many differences. Her most modern publication is Intersecting units: A Poet appears at technological know-how, which obtained the Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction in addition to a countrywide journal Award gold medal. Her web site is www.alicemajor.com.
Let us examine cosmologies
There is a starting and a middle.
There is an arc of narrative.
There is a notice, a wide engraved initial.
There is imperative—
a reason, a god. Or not.
There is an finish. A purpose.
Or probably none. there's a plot
with purposes, cause. there's a circus,
a theatre degree of house and time.
There are equations on the bottom
or the pinnacle. there's a pantheon
of subject, movement, scattered photons.
And the questions each universe expects:
what got here ahead of? What occurs next?
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