X 5,000,000 and some

They search
intelligently
for
life outside this
sphere,
but it’s hard to
find life even here
among the multitude

may be
it’s easier to scan
the unknown than to
watch and look at the
home grown,

maybe alien is not so alien
maybe we’re all looking out
when
we should be looking nearer
to home.

I don’t think that we will ever be
satisfied
by the golden key
which
we seek out
courtesy
of
S.E.T.I.

© 2017, John Smallshaw.