Neil Young falls through a crack
in the asphalt.
It opens wider than a chasm.
Each second he falls, time regresses.
He sees the aperture of God’s eye
experiences 10,000 lifetimes; some human
He dies and is reborn, ages and dies again.
The infinity throws him up on a street
somewhere in London, England.
Glowing with the accumulated wisdom
of a hundred thousand worlds,
he vibrates through the walls of
a mews house.
There within Judy Garland awaits
somehow sensing his arrival.
“Judy,” he says “I’ve come to save you.”
With a kiss she is restored to age 21
healthy, rested, needy and greedy
for Neil’s love.
He breaks into song:
Lost on a yellow brick highway,
I needed a guide no matter the cost
and you, you arrived right away.
Gingham skirted glory
with fresh face innocence.
We all knew your story
about your brittleness
a fallen star
away from home, so far.
Take my arm and see me safe
tell me we’ll find no harm
Oh I know that you miss the farm
My lovely Judy I have such pity
for you on your way
to the Emerald City.
Finishing the song
Neil merges his consciousness
with hers, becoming pure energy
pulsing in harmonic rhythm.