Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)
* Final Farewell - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)
The long hot summer draws to a close
the nights draw in as winter approaches
thus ends my final summer in this place
the colonial country of my birth my homeland.
Shadows shifting the final Easter here I promised
my parents will soon be departure time upon us.
Echo of champagne cock echo into eternity.
Copyright © Terence George Craddock
Topic(s) of this poem: parting
Poet's Notes about The Poem
On the 9th of March 2015 I found a diary with a few poems from 2003 in it. As I only had 3 poems from 2003 previously extant, I will add a few of these extra dozen poems online over the next few days. They may not be very good, they will differ from later and contemporary poems, but they are part of lost origins, among the hundreds of poems lost in my moving and travels. 'Written Upon The Palm' and 'Dance Lonely Nights Away' I found a few days ago.
The 3 poems I had posted on my poemhunter.com site Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light) while living in Jakarta Indonesia were: -
'Looking For You' written in February 2003 Sunday 16.02.03 at 00.29 a.m.
'Cannot Stay Leaving This Month' written in May 2003 on the 5.5.2003.
'The Brass Monkey' written in June 2003 on the 4.6.2003.
'Dance Lonely Nights Away' written in February 2003 on Sunday 16.2.2003.
'Written Upon The Palm' written in October 2003 on the 21.10.2003.
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