Past Particles


Where do photons go to die,
Where do tears go when you cry?

Are there protons in tomorrow,
Are there neutrons in your sorrow?

Will the quarks of yesteryear
In the future still be there?

And when the sun sets in the sky,
Where do the photons go to die?

15 Des 2018

Berthold Brecht: Wo sind die Tränen von gestern Abend? Wo ist der Schnee vom vergangenen Jahr?

Hennie Aucamp: Wat bly oor van soene?




Filed under gedigte, nostalgia, poetry, Science

5 responses to “Past Particles

  1. These components are life; why should they ~have~ to go anywhere? Love these unanswerable questions!

  2. This is beautifully expressed – where to indeed!

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