Saturday, February 8, 2014

NEMEROV 2014 #4


      Are we the highest being that has come
      to pass in all the cosmic vastness’ scope?
      It seems improbable that we’re the sum
      of evolution and its greatest hope.

      Surely some wiser creature, far advanced
      beyond maniacal proclivities,
      with reverence and foresight much enhanced,
      has grown to be enlightened by degrees.

      Though we as yet can but imagine that
      and hope in time to encounter such a breed,
      which some supreme progenitor begat,
      let us, meanwhile, in that same way proceed.

           Imagination in itself may show
           the very way a wiser voyager would go.