World language greetings
This is a present, a token. We are attempting
to survive. We hope. We face. We step out.
We know full well. Let there be Hello!
To everyone—Are you well? Regards.
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen,
whoever you are. Hello from the children
of planet Earth, from the Earthlings,
from the third planet Earth of the star Sun,
from a computer programmer in the small
university town of Ithaca on the planet Earth.
May all be greetings. May time bring us together.
To those who are friends: peace, health
and happiness. Many years,good wishes,
honors of the morning. O great ones, residents
of far skies, we very much wish to meet you—
have you eaten yet? If you’re free please
come and visit. This world wishes across
space. Dear friends, we are happy here
and you be happy there. Long live.
longevity. Welcome home.