Friday, 11 November 2011

For Barbara

Am I missing you?
Yes, I am, about as much as did the ocean a drop of water that got splashed ashore, 
The desert a grain of sand that got blown away
And the universe a meteorite that disintegrated upon entering Earth's atmosphere.

Does it hurt?

Yes, it does, about as much as did a splinter the hoof of a buffalo,
A hook the skin of a crocodile
And a thorn the armor of a rhino.

So, all's well then?

Well, I did admit to missing you, didn't I?

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