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Who Can Answer My Question?



If all that exists
must have some kind of ending,
what is to say of Time?

Is Time a mirage?
Can Einstein quantify it?
Is it relative?

I want to know this.
Who can answer my question?
Any physicist?

About this poem

This three-stanza haiku poem, though spontaneously written, has been sitting, forever cooking in the deep recesses of my mind, and is a serious querying about the nature of time specifically, and of reality in general.

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Written on January 27, 2022

Submitted by karlcfolkes on January 27, 2022

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Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1995 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s “Dear Mili” Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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