The Final Punchline

by Garrett Lambrev

Eye walk down these street a stranger
Those who died were my friends
Nobody will read about your deaths in the newspaper
Possibly nobody will ever know that you or your species
Even lived.

(This poem, written in March 1982, is from Dogstar and Poems from Other Planets, a book of poetry by former Temple member Garry Lambrev. His complete set of writings for the site may be found here. He can be reached at

Originally posted on July 25th, 2013.

Last modified on June 17th, 2018.
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