An Obituary

Patrick Moore
So long
And farewell,
Patrick Moore –
Monocled mapper of
That infinite sea.

The Sky At Night
That was your show,
And it showed
The Sky
At Night
For fifty long years.
If only the passion of romance
Lasted as long as the passion for stars.

You played alongside
Albert Einstein – him
On the violin, and you
On the piano.
What is it about astronomers and
Keyboards?

So now you are gone:
One more bright star
In that beautiful sky you
Mapped.
While we are here, stuck
With a man
Named
Brian.

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