ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Living In The Latter Days. - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

The end came unexpectedly.
Time stopped, then went into reverse
Which took effect immediately.
As if the lifting of a curse.

At first it was not obvious
What the effects would come to be.
But scientists were curious.
Recoding changes they could see.

Grey hair and wrinkles disappeared
People grew younger day by day.
There seemed to be nothing to fear
From time running the other way.

The universe began to shrink.
Instead of growing constantly.
Which gave us time to stop and think.
What the end result would be.

Rewinding millions of years.
Was bound to be a slow process.
But it seems nobody dares
To make an educated guess.

How long before the universe
Becomes a singularity
Now time has gone into reverse.
No one can say with certainty.

How long before we reach zero.
The point at which it all began.
Perhaps its best we do not know
the final outcome of the plan.

The universe will cease to be
At least the universe we knew
Pausing momentarily
Before the cycle starts again.

A mere potentiality
Existing independently
Which may or may not come to be
A new form of reality.

Saturday,31 December 2011
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  • (12/31/2011 2:25:00 PM)

    Really like this, a fantastic poem.
    Really enjoyed it. a great write.
    May i invite you to read my new poems called,
    A Window Of Time 1 and 2.
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