the next world

he said the world is round
she said well, the next world will be flat
after much contemplation
they agreed to disagree

14 thoughts on “the next world

  1. Dear Sonya,

    Thank you for this poem. For me, a power of this poem is the she who proclaims, somewhat matter of factly, that she is creating (or, at least, commenting on) a new world.

    All good wishes,



  2. Formula for peace is so simple — freedom for all to hold their opinions. However, we tend to insist that everyone else accept our version of the truth. Amusing thing is that nobody knows what the ultimate truth is!


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