The Passage Through Time

I have been wandering for thousands of years,

Looking for shelter and someone to appear.

I have been walking against the wind,

Trying hard to hope and endure.

I have been drifting through the dunes,

Blinded by the reflected bright light.

I have been tracking the sun,

Shining through the dark clouds and dust.

I have been waiting for thousands of years,

But no one has yet appeared.

I have been searching for inspiration to live,

Finding small measures of beauty and kindness.

I have been tired for thousands of years,

And as I watch the sun set into the ocean,

I imagine its morning warmth and glare.

  © Ben G. Yacobi 2020

About the Author
B. G. Yacobi received his PhD in physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1975. He held research positions at Imperial College London and Harvard University, as well as teaching positions in universities in the United States and Canada. He is the author/co-author of numerous articles and several books on physics, and of a number of essays on philosophy.
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