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By Jean Busatti
Copyright 2000 Jean Busatti

 A poem about eternal dust.

The dust that settles here
Has touched centuries
Long past…long dead.

It has been trampled
By the feet of ghosts
Who lived here…
And are now
But dust themselves.

It is all so curious!
Dust outlives
The lovely green things,
The warm breathing things.
Dust survives

When the rays of our sun
Fade at last
When earth is consumed by time,
The dust will
And become an eternal reminder
Of man!