for elizabeth

for elizabeth

The Australians will tell you
that records exist
in a continuum

Time is an illusion
for boxes on shelves
data on drives

We humans
are not
so blessed
with
overlapping
existence

Turn me
around any axis
Stop the earth
from spinning
Anything to keep me
on the same side
of the world
as you.

Image credits:
Panel 1: “Christening of Bears” at Koala Park, September 1938 from the State Library of New South Wales collection
Panel 2: Files on Shelf by bandi399
Panel 3: AL77C-105 from the San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives
Panel 4: Image of the Earth recovered by the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project from NASA/LOIRP

With thanks to @CassPF and @morethangrass

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One Response to “for elizabeth”

  1. barbarareed2014 Says:

    Wow, what a beautiful tribute to Elizabeth who would have loved this, I reckon!

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