Left here for a while, what is needed lay at my side,

There is no air but the gift of breath is with me now.

From this place it is that the universe is alive,

In all directions everything created is before these eyes.

Comets zoom by with the greatest of speed,

Stars are bright, everyday appears as night.

Asteroids are somewhere out there, everywhere,

I sit here stranded on the moon among the cosmos.

The sun is so bright with fire, burning in the dark,

The only thing i cannot see is heaven, where are you.?

The earth is spinning faster than i have ever imagined it to,

Like a dream to see the oceans’ and a world not so big

Compared to what is seen from here.

Keith Garrett


One thought on “STRANDED ON THE MOON

  1. I like the alternative perspective. I think every so often we need to look at things from a different angle, or indeed a different place. I wonder what it would be like to be able to go and sit on the enchanting moon. Nice poem.

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