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Leap Second - GOSS KERACEY
Today I hear we’re getting An extra second added on So we can stay synced up With the rest of the universe. This is malarky, of course, Since the rest of the universe Is an unfathomable ocean, And we’re just a tiny particle, A single grain of sand Floating curiously along, Infinitesimal, unseen By the eyes of the cosmos, Spinning, wildly, In a terrifying void, Cold and dark, And for lifetimes In any direction, Out of reach from even The slightest prospect of life. Meanwhile, We’re all hustling and bustling, Checking our wristwatches, Staring at tiny screens, Wondering how this new second ...