William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

Everywhere and All

Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, physicists say.

And the lucky old man reading smiles at the thought of his family.

December 28, 2019

Everywhere and All

I was stretched out on my back for a rest yesterday, when I thought, Very well, then, here I am, on a bed, in a room, in a house, on a planet circling a sun, in a solar system, in a galaxy that is one of countless other galaxies, in a universe that is perhaps itself one of many, one inside the other, adjacent, parallel, or beyond, and naturally this made me a bit drowsy, but I was still awake, if not even more so, and continued, and at the same time there is a feeling that I am everywhere and all of these things at once, and that all of these things are in me, which seemed logical enough, and then I realized my eyes were closed, so I opened them, and when I did, the painted texture of the ceiling looked like an immense field of stars. The conclusion? Need there be any? Need there be only one?

Recently Banned Literature, May 4, 2018

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Categories: Everything and Nothing, New Poems & Pieces, Recently Banned Literature

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