Roy Blokker

(February 26,1950 / Hilversum, the Netherlands)

Still Waters


Still waters run deep red,
Rainbows warn of the perfect flood;
Promises made are broken instead
Throughout the cosmic neighborhood,
And Sagan waits, Huygens cries,
Galileo fears, curiosity dies.

Submitted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Topic(s): science


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A great fan of Cosmos, both the old and newer version, I thought of the frustration scientists must feel knowing their warnings often go unheeded.

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