POEMS AND FLEETING THOUGHTS: THE HUMANITY OF MISTAKES.

June 13, 2018 at 11:02 pm 2 comments

Have you ever made a mistake and said, “I’m only human?”
Being a writer of science fiction, my mind dwelled on the phrase.

Who knows why?

Of course at this point I let my imagination take over, conquering rational thought. I pictured an expedition to a distant planet much like ours. They landed and found no occupants. After months of searching one of the team found a document explaining the demise of the civilization. “We were a race of perfection. No mistakes were ever made. Eventually, we die of boredom.

Entry filed under: POEMS AND FLEETING THOUGHTS, Walt Trizna. Tags: , , , , , .

By The Book When to Say Goodbye

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  • 1. slpmartin  |  June 13, 2018 at 11:17 pm

    Hmm…that last part made me think about Forbidden Planet…oops…that may have revealed a little too much about my age. 🙂

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  • 2. walttriznastories  |  June 14, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Thanks for the reply. As far as age is concerned I read the obituaries.(Talk about age) and when I see someone who died younger than myself, sometimes much younger, I think of the opportunities and dream missed and the love never realized.

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