What if time isn’t time

and never has been

and everything that ever happened anywhere

in the universe happened

at the exact same instant

eliminating past present and future

just a simple little explosion

forming one amorphous goulash

and all that matters

is this moment






Michael Estabrook is a baby boomer who began getting his poetry published in the late 1980’s. Over the years he has published fifteen poetry chapbooks, his most recent entitled Bouncy House. His interests include history, art, music, theater, opera, and his wife, who just happens to be the most beautiful woman he has ever known.