EMI wouldn't grant permission to
NASA to use "Here Comes the Sun", by
The Beatles. It would have been one in
A variety of sound documents--
HELLO in an array of languages, and Chucky Berry--a
Muslim call to prayer.
The vessel went into space without it.
But the Sky is magnetic. And so what gets
A yes as it rises will always get a yes.
But--and here's the thing, what gets a no
Eventually gets a yes, too. It must rise Longer.
So when permission was denied, the stars Swelled as the sash of the brooding Peacefulness that, yes, is;
And that, no, cannot yet be imagined.
Voyager went as far as the hashmark
Where the sun routinely cracks. Not the
Beatles, lifted up, but some forebear, some
Beating Mozart took-
From his numb, feline
Fingers, to the windows that shook with the
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