Poems

Dwell on extinction

I prefer not to dwell on extinction.
Even in death those lost to history
can pull us closer, give us purpose.
Seemingly insignificant remains
propel humanity forward, drive us onward
to unknown destinations. What adventures
await my bones
when I no longer dwell here?


Phillip Knight Scott | © 2019

Written for the dVerse Poetry Pub Quadrille #88 – “extinction”

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