Past Particles

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

Are there neutrons in tomorrow,
Are there protons 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?

©vuurklip
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?

 

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5 Comments

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!
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  2. This is beautifully expressed – where to indeed!

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