Echoes

November 8, 2013 

activate

the global

positioning

system

to navigate

deep into

space

expect

heavy

traffic

over

eight

billion

stars

with

earth

size

planets

in

temperature

zones

capable

of sustaining

life

roll

the

biological

dice

that often

what are

the odds

hello

out there

some

where

in our

galaxy

alone

among

billions

of others

lets

just

stay

home

tonight

split

a pizza

microwave

popcorn

later

you watch

prerecorded

soaps

ill stick

with

sports

sit close

neighborhoods

keep getting

bigger

with more

cousins

not yet

met

dont

worry

too much

when

dinosaurs

roamed

the fields

of play

denver was

part of

an ocean

floor

so even

the broncos

will come

and go

h.

Hubert Neth, a United Methodist pastor, has been contributing to the Journal for more than 20 years.

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