I Am Not AliceTime, the universe,I Am Not Alice2 years ago in Free Verse
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What happens when we reach the end of this expansion?
Then comes the great
In theory, that is.
Chances are, we'll have all killed ourselves by then, having reduced Earth to a rubbish pile.
But will that really matter?
Yes, first hand experience: the best path to knowledge.
Dorothy-style, I knew I had been sucked into Oz, by an entity more malign than a white rabbit.
I am not Alice; though my journey has excluded the witch, her royal high-green cackling beauty.
I am a Martian,
Foreign, but invisible.
Here I am, in Emerald City, the only one in red, watching the world collapse.
Watching everyone converge to become two perfect beings, full of innocence and life and purified by the strategic placing of an apple onto its tree.
It's strange, this Oz.
Handshakes and hellos lead to departures, death results in life and marriage is the celebration of two