An Ode to Multiple Universes

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An Ode to Multiple Universes is a short poem by Terry Pratchett initially published in 'The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October-November 2005.' Republished in Terry Pratchett's Folio (2014).

An Ode to Multiple Universes

I do have worlds enough and time

to spare an hour to find a rhyme

to take a week to pen an article

a day to find a rhyme for ‘particle’.

In many worlds my time is free

to spend ten minutes over tea

And steal the time from some far moon

so words can take all afternoon,

Away beyond the speed of light

I’ll write a novel in one night.

Aeons beckon, if I want ’em…

…but I can’t have em’, ‘cos of Quantum