There Is Absolutely Nothing Lonelier

There Is Absolutely Nothing Lonelier

There is absolutely nothing lonelier
than the little Mars rover
never shutting down, digging up
rocks, so far away from Bond street
in a light rain. I wonder
if he makes little beeps? If so
he is lonelier still. He fires a laser
into the dust. He coughs. A shiny
thing in the sand turns out to be his.

— Matthew Rohrer, author of Surrounded by Friends

This poem is offered as part of our November theme: Math, Science, Tech

T. S. Poetry

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