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Edge of Forever
by Sally Odgers

Sunday, June 24, 2007
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Shall we meet at the edge of forever
when the time machine descends
so lightly in the ancient dust…

My dear, it all depends.

May we walk on the hem of the ocean
where forgotten relics fade
in sand and salt dissolving…?

Such notions must be weighed.

Will you touch my hand in tomorrow
and remind me how to smile
in the endless dance of maybe…?

Let's think on that a while.

Should I wait for you in the gloaming,
as the skies are dimmed and torn,
and meet you in forever…?

Decide when you are born. You are, as yet, unborn.

I know I might be nothing,
but Time's anomaly;
if we meet again in your time machine…

Perhaps you'll know it's me.

And should I prove to be dreaming
by temporal mischance,
may I come to you when you're dreaming too…?

Of course. And we shall dance.

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Reviewed by SARA QUEST 6/27/2007
Chills ran down me throughout this one, Sal. The measured meter and ephemeral glimpses, that is so often you, always do it for me. And of course your last lines, as always, are wonderful:

"And should I prove to be dreaming
by temporal mischance,
may I come to you when you're dreaming too…?

Of course. And we shall dance."


Thanks for sharing,
Sara
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/24/2007
A most beautiful write, so passionate! Dance a wonderful dance from dream to dream to dream.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 6/24/2007
Very poetic and beautiful.

Blue skies and sunshine
HH
Reviewed by H Cruz 6/24/2007
I like this, thanx 4 the verbs mate!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/24/2007
Nice Waltzing Matilda, catchyer for the last dance...
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 6/24/2007
Wonderful write!! A future and now meet, or do they? Oh, the possibilties!
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 6/24/2007
I loved your use of the word "gloaming". It reminded me of the Glasgow Scotland song. Very beautiful
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 6/24/2007
Beautiful metaphors make this poem drift like a dream. Thank you for a few enjoyable moments while I read your poem.
Reviewed by jude forese 6/24/2007
enjoyed the imagery, ambiance and concept ...
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