Eavesdropping on Garden Ants

“Some surfaces are smooth and some are not.
Any fool knows that.
What else would they be?
I don’t see why you think it’s strange.”

“I saw something strange.
It was blurry and seemed to hover in the sky.
Then it disappeared at enormous speed.
I think we ants are not alone.”

“But where’s the evidence?”

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The Neighbours

Radio telescopes
on a planet far away
in one millennium
will gather what we say

and from the crazy data
some beings will surmise
that they are not alone
and moving would be wise.

You are an Alien

It is inconceivable to us that aliens would simply find us, well, alien. That would take humility and imagination and human beings are deficient in both. We assume our space brothers are expecting us to turn up at their party, waiting for us with open arms (or tentacles). But what if these space brothers have breath like dog muck, vomit on their Continue reading “You are an Alien”