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Infinity 2



In a multiverse of infinite variety
and infinite possibility
I have done everything
an infinite number of times.
I have succeeded at everything;
I have failed at everything.
I have performed every permutation
perfectly, and with every imperfection.
I have known and forgotten
everything as many times
as there are atoms, as there are
shadows of atoms, as there are dreams
of shadows of atoms.  So have you;
so has everyone else.
I have been you, and everyone else,
in every version of yourself, of them.
Probability is meaningless;
everything is certain.
I have done everything,
grown tired of everything,
rediscovered every possible joy in everything,
as many times as there can be times.
I have grown and shrunk,
breathed in, breathed out,
stopped breathing,
remembered how to love
and forgotten again,
more often than the stochastic sum
of numberless nanoseconds.
When everything happens at once,
everything can happen,
and what else could existence possibly be
but this?

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.