Letter to beyond

(listen here)


There you are!


Appearing as if

twenty years


is just a day.


We talk of life,

not death:


the long sleep

that morphs us


back to sky dust.


We never mention



How you’ve missed

all the important things


drifting away like that

on wings of sleep.


This isn’t what I meant

to write, but time, distance,


have dissipated anger.


I can cry, but

can’t say your name.


Do you know why,

there is no why?


You said to try

& I have:


random circles

of ‘try’,


spiralling high wire

to high wire


finding meaning,

for others.


There you are,

young still;


I hope that I

arrive in your


next dream,


so pristine clean,

so smiley.




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