A boy witness stars while time goes by

Poetry and science: A Small Boy Wonders…

We stand in the present

and gaze at the sky,

witness stars of living history

whose time has passed us by;

to which is the future

and which the past,

the light that travels to us

or the light that we have cast?

Featured image credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 by Gulan Bollsay

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Peter Davis

Peter has been writing poetry for twenty years and been published in various magazines/journals. He has long had an interest in the contemplative and explorative relationship of poetry as complement to scientific endeavour, inspired by meetings with and the work of many leading scientists and thinkers in universities and other academic institutions in the UK. He currently works in healthcare.

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