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This poem is taken from PN Review 122, Volume 24 Number 6, July - August 1998.

Zero Gravity Gwyneth Lewis

In memory of my sister-in-law Jaqueline Badham 1944-1997

and to commemorate the voyage of my cousin Joe Tanner and the crew of Space Shuttle STS-82 to repair the Hubble Space Telescope February 1997



The easiest way to think of the universe is as a sphere which is constantly expanding so that everything is getting farther away from everything else.
Space Facts


I Prologue

We watched you go
in glory: Shuttle,
comet, sister-in-law.

The one came back.
The other two
went further. Love's an attack

on time. The whole damn thing
explodes, leaving
us with our count-down days

still more than zero.
My theme is change.
My point of view
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