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Evidence for the Big Bang

If I was one for 
arriving at metaphors 
before they’ve hatched 

a kind of reverse 
Easter bunny, or 
the moment in those cartoons 

when the ACME box 
arrives and you know 
an explosion is coming soon 

I guess I would say 
were it not for the chip 
on my shoulder 

a literal micro potato chip
you would know 
I’ll always be here 

evidence both for and 
against the Big Bang
that keeps leaving debris everywhere.

By Joshua Keiter

reader, writer, actor, singer, teacher