I loved you as
Icarus loved
The sun -

Too close,
Too much.


And in the end
I will seek you out
Amongst the stars.

The space dust
Of me will
“I love you”

Into the infinity
Of the Universe.

We are nothing but
Space dust
Trying to find
Its way back to
The stars.


“Icarus in Love”, 2014

Poem from Love and Space Dust by David Jones

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