Erica Lewis Poems
- Desertion The intergalactic tour guide announces, 'Ladies ...
- The Bringer Benevolent sun casts light from clouds of ...
- Kings And Queens The light of dawn against a window pressed; ...
- Writer's Block Words tumble from my brain like boulders down...
- Steadfast Is Hope Cold winds embrace eternal song; up high ...
- One Thousand Glass Bottles A group had gathered on the ...
- A Poet's Heart There you and I traverse that road where ...
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The intergalactic tour guide announces,
'Ladies and gentlemen, we have now attained
99.99% the speed of light.'
Eighty years later:
'If you look to your left,
we are now passing Alpha Centauri.
We would like to remind passengers
once again, please be careful not to
think yourselves out of existence.'
Generations of astronauts
will collect the energy of entire stars
and leave black holes in their wake.
Earth, by now, has folded in upon itself
from grief, excused itself for its failure
to hold you, the lover it sacrificed itself ...