What kind of reasoning is there
to an eye beyond the void?
And what use is there in prayer
upon the fall of asteroids?
Fathom truly, if you will,
the enormity of space
and you’ll be calculating still
days away from death’s embrace.
Holler not, my fellow primate.
Can’t you see there is conceit
in believing we are separate
from the jaws of due defeat?
The universe is unconcerned
with our feverish hopes and dreams,