It really all did start with a spark, didn’t it? Explore the connection between the Big Bang, my family’s broken trash compactor from the 90’s, our never-ending spoon dilemma & the ultimate questions of existence swirling around us all. the. time., “My son wants to know what happened before the universe &” reflects on way too many coincidences in one week.
This is one of those poems that really kind of writes itself, when I allow myself to be open enough to reflecting on everything around me. Writing this was similar to “The Very Hungry Little Turtles”, originally published in The New Verse News and set to be republished in the Bitchin’ Kitsch later this month (December). More on that soon…. For now, read the full poem, “My son wants to know what happened. . .” in Yellow Arrow Publishing’s Spark Issue.