-on seeing the sculpture Crying Giant, by Tom Otterness (Kemper Museum, Kansas City, Missouri)
They make me sick.
Five billion times more or less
I trudge my way around the sun
and then they show up.
A mere million or two years later
and now look at me.
I could just cry
I've got a moon migraine.
Copyright 2010 by Ed Werstein.
Used with the author's permission.