The Starlight SciFaiku Review, Summer 2022 (issue #2)

25 | Voyager Golden by Petro C. K.

at the US Sector
slavery is legal here
but they’re not people

Voyager Golden
Records Dance Party!
Humans get in free!

the janitor
suits up to clear out
yesterday’s space junk

our plans for space
dominion thwarted
Saturn devoured Earth whole

A.I. bots remain
with no memory
of who we were

Petro C. K.

Petro was born on Earth in what was West Germany, to parents from Germany and the Balkan area. Currently he resides in the primordial lush greenery outside Seattle, Washington. He is active in other creative pursuits such as photography, painting, design, and sound art, and is writing a collection of short-form poetry.