Monday, 25 October 2010


If God is dead.
if suns are still created,
if carbon is the only basis of life,
if E still equals m,c-squared,
if what Darwin said is true,
if nothing can travel faster than light,
if there are no UFOs,
if radio is the ultimate invention,
if nuclear-fission can be usefully tamed,
if three is the magic number,
we may still be alone in the universe.

If not, we may still, or not.
If anyone could say,
or if not.......

Composed: Ashton under Lyne, 13th March 1981


1981 The Old Police Station (UK)
1986 Beyond (USA)
1990 Lizzengreasy Magazine (Japan)
1992 STEALING KISSES (Hyde, New Hope International)
1996 Poephysics (Internet)

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