Aliens, image by Professor A. Li Ens
Say there’s oodles of it, scattered throughout
the multiverse’s million, billion, trillion stars.
Myriads grasping The Theory of Everything—
that flummoxed Einstein & Stephen Hawkins.
Wouldn’t such stellar demystification devalue
Life itself? And if we are alone... if Jung is right
that we are here to give the world its “objective
existence”—as our sun darkens; last eye closes;
last word’s uttered; last kiss kissed; nobody left
to see, hear, feel anything—will nothing finally