Time Traveler: Improbable Module

I am a time-traveler. So are you. I’m glad our paths cross here.

I come from the year 1962, launched into the future inside an improbable module that has grown, expanded, and now has begun to contract. Some day in the not to distant future, even if I survive all the obstacles the universe hurls with amoral abandon, my vehicle will use up the last of its fuel and will become incapable of processing the oxygen and hydrogen molecules that keep me alive. I’m OK with that.

Photo by Lennart Nilsson

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in various publications, including Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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