Prime Bunnies

Before there was time there was nothing.
It looked like this: 0.

It was like that for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

A bunny popped out of nothing and said,
‘Hi, my name is No-Bunny. I stay here.’

No-Bunny stayed home.
No-Bunny stayed home a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
No-Bunny stayed home.

Then something surprising happened.

A bunny hopped in from off of the page.
That bunny hopped in and that bunny said,
‘Hi, I am a bunny and all hops are the same to me.’

That bunny hopped back off of the page.
That bunny hopped off for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

That bunny hopped back on to the page.
That bunny hopped to No-Bunny’s home.
That bunny stayed at No-Bunny’s home a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
No-Bunny was there.

Then something surprising happened.

That bunny hopped out and said,
‘All hops are the same to me and this one is mine alone.’
That bunny stayed alone.
That bunny stayed alone a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

A new bunny hopped 2 out of nothing and said,
‘Hi, I like to hop 2 and this 2 is my home.’
That 2-Bunny stayed home.
That 2-Bunny stayed home a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

A new bunny hopped 3 out of nothing and said,
‘I like to hop 3 and this 3 is my home.’
That 3-Bunny stayed home.
That 3-Bunny stayed home a long time.
No bunny knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

That one bunny hopped and 2-Bunny said,
‘Hi, would you like some tea?’
They drank tea for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then nothing happened.
Nothing happened for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

That 2-Bunny hopped 2 right off the page.
That 2-Bunny hopped 2 for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened

A new bunny hopped 5 out of nothing and said,
‘I like to hop 5 and this 5 is my home’
That 5-Bunny stayed home.
That 5-Bunny stayed home for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then nothing happened.
Nothing happened for a long time.
Nobody knows how long.
Nobody had a clock.
Nobody was there.

Then everything happened fast.
Nobody knows how fast
Nobody had a watch.
Nobody was there.

New 7-Bunny hopped out then
11, 13, 17, 19,

3-Bunny hopped to 6, 9, 12 and off.

23, 29,
31, 37,

2-Bunny hopped back:
10, 8, 6, 4, to home.

41, 43, 47,
53, 59,

2 met 5 for lunch at 10;
3 met 1 at 9 for tea.

61, 67,
71, 73, 79

83, 89,
97

Those new bunnies hopped out of nothing.
Those new bunnies hopped out fast.
Those bunnies hopped around.
Those bunnies hopped around fast.
Nobody knows how fast.
Nobody had a watch.
Nobody was there.

Then something surprising happened.

All those bunnies hopped back to No-Bunny’s home.
There were a lot of bunnies there.
Nobody knows how many.
Nobody could count.
No-Bunny was there.

It looked like this: 0.

Then nothing happened.
Nothing happened for a long time.

The End.