Literary Fiction poetry

Life on a Planet

By Michael McCormick
May 17, 2021 · 64 words · 1 minute

A Glass ball surrounded by nature. In the back you can see the river called Inn.

Photo by Alin Andersen via Unsplash.

From the author: A whimsical poem about possibilities


It’s not easy to be born as a human being. – Buddha Shakyamuni

 

I like living on a planet

Next I might try a comet

or a neutron star

 

I like being human

Next I might try bumblebee

or broad leaf fern

 

I’ve been one thing at a time

But I’d like to try

being everything everyone everywhere

all at once

This story originally appeared in Frozen Wavelets.


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Michael McCormick

Mike McCormick writes literary and science fiction in his Batman pajamas