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Theories Of Time And Space

Rating: 4.5
You can get there from here, though
there's no going home.
Everywhere you go will be somewhere
you've never been. Try this:
head south on Mississippi 49, one-
by-one mile markers ticking off
another minute of your life. Follow this
to its natural conclusion - dead end
at the coast, the pier at Gulfport where
riggings of shrimp boats are loose stitches
in a sky threatening rain. Cross over
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Dr Antony Theodore 27 March 2020
On the dock where you board the boat for Ship Island, someone will take your picture: the photograph - who you were - will be waiting when you return.. very fine poem. tony
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Julia Luber 27 March 2019
But you're not able to return, I was told.
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Bill Cantrell 13 December 2018
A poem of great worth! ! So fresh and crisp with creativity, some have philosophical but theoretical is correct as your title says! ! One of the best poems I have read! ! !
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M Asim Nehal 13 December 2018
Fantastic poem. I quote: what you must carry - tome of memory its random blank pages. On the dock where you board the boat for Ship Island, someone will take your picture:
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Edward Kofi Louis 13 December 2018
Here and there! ! 'Everywhere you go will be somewhere'! On the sphere. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Anil Kumar Panda 13 December 2018
A sort of philosophical drop. Enjoyed. Thanks for sharing.
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Christina Chin 13 December 2018
Good imagery! Well crafted!
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Prabir Gayen 13 December 2018
Philosophy deep and a bit difficult tone..good poem. excellent
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Adrian Flett 13 December 2018
'there's no going home', 'who you were will be waiting on your return' such telling lines in this great poem. There is this sense of timeless travel as you read the lines.
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Matthew Holloway 13 December 2018
I could visualise this as it read out over the page
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