Why Should We Care that We
Must Lose the Past?
Why should we care that we must lose the
There are millennia we'll never know.
Nor can a truth in full
Longer than it takes the wind to blow.
Of course, there
are the many things we learn,
Not to speak of curiosity;
motivation makes us burn
With sacred lust at each discovery.
there is a holiness in things
That witness bear to truth. For we, too,
Witness to the miracle that sings
Through every sense the
wonder that it's there.
Sojourners all, we hold each moment
Moved to honor all who have been
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon