the flight of bees

i once had an uncle
who explained to me
that bees cannot fly
according to scientific

of course, we can all
observe that they can,
in fact,
fly -
maybe his point was
the advancement of science
and how there are
so many things in the world
that we simply
do not understand yet

i don't know if he was right
about whether science
can explain the flight of bees
or not
but sometimes,
i wonder if maybe uncles can't die


Poetry by Thomas Perdue The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2016-04-11 at 23:42

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Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
I loved the twist and the quirky humor. You made me laugh. Science! If it ain't scientific, it just ain't so!!
Well done Thomas. It's a pleasure to read your work again.

Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
You nailed it! I laughed out loud at the final line.