When last I saw you, my love, it was September,
more than 45 years ago.
Since then, I’ve travelled over 23.8 billion kilometres. 
I’m the farthest man-made object from Earth. 
I’m the farthest man-made object from you …

*Poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue.


Ben von Jagow is a Canadian poet currently living in Prague. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Canadian Literature, Prairie Fire, the Antigonish Review, EVENT, Amsterdam Quarterly, the Stockholm Review of Literature, and the Literary Review of Canada, among other publications (see benvj.com).

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