Up in the sky

The sky is clouded today with jolts
of curiosity curated with awe
by admirers looking up
with reverence, reveling though remembering
limits are a man-made conceit.

How could you not marvel at what you
don’t know, as if counting to infinity
on your fingers
is as natural as the nuclear fusion
we ignore hanging just above us.

Why aren’t you fascinated with forever?
The perplexity of perpetually trying
to perceive that which is above us,
beyond our understanding, clouds
my mind too often, obscuring the blues.


Phillip Knight Scott | © 2019

Written for V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #67 – “sky”

Published by Phillip Knight Scott

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 12 years and 5-year-old son. I am a Tar Heel born and bred and watch every Yankees game I can. I'm still searching for my own TARDIS. My first novel, "The Alien in the Backseat," is available now! https://amzn.to/3oVCG77

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