Cosmology 101

Chaos seems the wrong first word:

no light

no sound

no time

and nothing moving e'er occurred


Chaos speaks to me of chance:

a move

a crash

a force

that happen in time's dance


So before chaos, ah, but stop -

no before

(no time)

so just

stasis as creation's dark backdrop


Some cosmic joggle, as if perhaps

god sneezed:

atoms move

and that shift

from A to B made time elapse -


Created a past tense! It is so clear:

it was there -

now, here

then and now

time's winged chariot is hurrying near


So from that single sneeze, that jolt

came chaos

as atoms

free roving

began creation's random revolt


Stasis was cold, so still and dark

but out

of chaos,

in time,

came light exposing matter’s quark


Written on reading the first pages 'Out of Chaos' of Stephen Fry's Mythos


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jennifer Malden

Sat 23rd Mar 2019 19:48

Fascinating! Agree with Hazel about stimulating the imagination.


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Stu Buck

Mon 18th Mar 2019 16:56

cosmic joggle is sublime. the whole thing is intriguing and beguiling in equal parts

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Hazel ettridge

Mon 18th Mar 2019 14:50

Very stimulating to my imagination. Thank you.

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