Heading Somewhere

It feels like the world is stationary.

It seems like the plants are grounded

By all appearances, it’s only the animals that move about

From here to there

Slowly, fast.


But not so.

Everything is moving.

At great speed

The tiniest cell

The largest star

All  hurtling through space

The planet

The solar system

The galaxy

All galaxies

The universe


Heading somewhere.


So that’s why

Things change

So quickly.


If feels like

Parts of me

Can’t keep up

But it stands to reason

That I am somehow

Swimming along

With the great


© Glenda Kotchish

June 13, 2018