Tom Berman

Rookie (25 Feb 1934 / Hronov Czechoslovakia)

Writing My Autobiography - Poem by Tom Berman

Am I
that figure
at the wrong end
of a telescope
receding
into time past?

distanced memories
unrequited innocence
in a simplistic spring
a fingerpost
to a starker summer

I recall, now,
that telescopes
are used
by those
who gaze out
to the stars

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  • (5/20/2005 11:11:00 AM)

    I've seen the other-end-of-the-telescope analogy before but you do a good job with it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 20, 2005



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