Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Glass-Bottom Boat

Streaming through time, they see
out approach, we are plotted
in space, our light outlives our lives
and sends a signal far into
the future: the past is alive!
Dead and dark for a long time,
we are as starts to them,
stars wishing to be wished on.


From "Glass-Bottom Boat"
by Elizabeth Spires
(read the full text here)

Photo © Guido Mocafico