Fragment No. 3 features the last two lines of the poem “Dog Star Sale” by Douglas Crase (b. 1944):
Observe: as far as you touch
Other worlds, that much you save yours
The full poem can be read in his collection “The Astropastorals.”
Please check back next week for Fragment No. 4.
Fragments is a a series that combines brief pieces of original music I have written with short poems or fragments of poetry.