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Last Flight of an Astronaut

By Noah Linwood All Rights Reserved ©

Scifi / Poetry

A Poem

I flew outside to see what night

Was like above the sky

The stars were more and morseso bright

With no twinkle but my eyes


My home below like marble stone

Adrift a sea of sparks

Was aglow with the light that shone

On the white and swirling marks


I saw its face so marked by days

And years so long ago

And yet so young the song it sung

Of which I'm but a note


The song is brief to those beneath

And my work is nearly done

As for rest they'll see the best

The chorus is yet to come

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