The pond only looks bottomless.
The 2015 book Letters to Tiptree (ed. A. Pearce and A. Krasnostein) is a remarkable volume. It suggests many responses. This is mine.
A wide world opens in front of him: // light, pollens, hexagons / anti-gravitating in the air.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Sarah Pinsker's "Left the Century to Sit Unmoved."