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Not Fade Away



 



Will there be a bright light



Or just a slowly fading into grey



An awakening into consciousness



Or a drift into nothing, a going away



Like a light switched off 



A final dreamless endless sleep.



A natural ending.



But you takes your choice,



The finality of the atheist,



Or the believer’s joyful voice.



The inevitable end



We all have to face.



I just hope to go 



With dignity and grace.



I hope the resurrectionist



Have got it right



But really my belief is 



Endless unconscious night,



Finished,



Gone,



And so the world 



Moves inexorably on.



Maybe finally surviving atoms



Wander and drift near and far



To be incorpoated in



The birth of a new star



And in some wondrous way



Far beyond any man’s ken



What was dead



May come back to life again.



 



 



 



 



 




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