To Being Late

To Being Late

Again again you are
the right time after all

not according to
however we planned it

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Again again you are
the right time after all

not according to
however we planned it

unforeseen and yet
only too well known
mislaid horizon
where we come to ourselves
as though we had been expected

you are where it appears now
and will stay from now on
in its own good time
it was you we came to
in the first place
hearing voices around us
before we knew what they said

but you always surprise us
it is you that we
hurry to
while you go on waiting
to the end of space

and when we get to you
we stop and listen
trying to hear whether
you are still there

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