Without First Cause

eric mccarty
2 min readJun 15, 2021
Without First Cause — Poetry — Headless Now — Moca McCarty Photo

Without first cause:

eventually, we are left without an answer — our every inquiry ends with the silent assurance of mystery, ineffable, and without need of knowing more. Life just is. This doesn’t negate the curiosity of science, seeking to explain the working of the world, exploring how life came to be. Philosophers too, continue to ask the deeper questions. But we know that it all arrives without first cause, spontaneous in…

eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student