David Whalen

Bronze Star - 2,562 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

Return To Stardust - Poem by David Whalen

Should I die today
T'would be no more
Than a return to stardust
A trip through the cosmos
Once more…
A recycling if you will.
As matter and energy
Never truly die nor end
But simply change…
That gives me a certain
Feeling of anticipation
And comfort…and peace
I guess that's my form of religion.
So I will worship at the altar
Of anticipation…
Take succor in the cosmic scheme
So should I die today…
No matter…
For I need some
…Time away…


Poet's Notes about The Poem

reflections on what tomorrow could bring

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 13, 2013



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