I see it not, but I am aware,
I am sure that there is something there !
What is this thing which fills the voids
twix you and I and asteroids ?

It cannot be measured in feet or metre,
nor even by mile or kilometre.
What is its’ use, I wonder why
it lurks unseen in a clear blue sky ?

Is it the glue that binds together
Saturn’s rings and Scottish heather ?
Is this the place where spirits thrive,
the place we go when we are not alive ?

It is the flux between the stars
from way out there and Earth and Mars.
It is the path, as we evolve,
that beckons us on and on to solve.

What future then awaits mankind ?
If only we were not so blind.
Are our differences just so great
that world war III we contemplate ?

Side track not-then our ultimate role
For religious or political goal.
If we can survive as the human race
Wonders galore await us in space.


Vernon J. Yarker
March 2019