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Columbia (standard:poetry, 92 words)
Author: kendall thomas Added: Feb 02 2003Views/Reads: 2155/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Idealized tribute.



This bright morning star, 

this plume of smoke and fire 

that falls, 

was our love, 

the finger of God, 

pointing out our destiny and yours. 


Do not grieve long, 

sweet loved ones, 

but carry on. 

For we have left our home 

for a far better home, 

and can only live now within your hearts. 


Some day, when you infant dreamers 

will have reached the stars, pause; 

look back through the eon leaning years 

and you will see seven phantom shadows nod, 

then, with unfaltering steps, retire. 

~ Will 


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