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lament from a rock

Posted on 18 January 2011, 6:45

if they have eyes to see
and telescopes powerful enough
and know morse code
those aliens on a lonely rock
circling alpha centauri
four light years distant
they might see my solitary torch
dot-dot-dashing into the night sky
sending pinprick messages into space

and you, now,
you I could always raise
by email or phone
you who have gone away forever
without warning, without a sign
never to be raised again
will you think on me
will you hear my words
will you taste my tears

I’m sure you will
just as surely as those aliens
on their lonely rock
notice me on mine

For a friend who died on 30th December

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Thank you Simon.

Ann, Mon 24 Jan, 17:01

I like it.

Adrian, Tue 18 Jan, 16:06

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