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  Natures Vague Swipe at Irony
by Paul Williams
Monday, March 14, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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The end of all things changed ever so slightly...another repost of an old poem...


Nature’s vague swipe at Irony


 


Pandora’s box was opened long ago


but Machine had eroded all hope.


Paradise lost to fire-mushrooms


Darwin’s monkeys virtually extinct


living like moles deep underground


tunneling toward the brink.


 


When all was lost


and matter went back to chaos.


From high Empyrean came forth


The Hammer of the Gods;


 


Nemesis, riding a falling star


brought forth the heavenly fire.


A divine wind bellowing


in her blazing skirt.


 


Clouds became as brightly lit stone,


as she fell with steaming vengeance


upon a cindered Earth.


 


And when at last, the light had faded


from the world…


Time


found itself free and unhindered.


 


 


© P. Williams 2003




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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/16/2005
Time never dies and neither do we. But we seem intent on destroying the present planet we live on. Thought-provoking creation, Paul. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 3/16/2005
Perhaps I should write this was sooo spectacular and deep as my fellows have, and it is an excellent write, Paul, but as I take the poem in its entirety, I find it highly amusing. Thank you for the morning smile. ;-) ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/16/2005
Yes, all has been said here; you manage to make cosmic starbursts of your lush combinations of science, literature and poetic expression, Paul. Your writes are always good sci-fi and take us both forwards and back in time. In short - you seem to cover both heaven and earth, time and space, knowledge and the unknown with a few deft lines. Always transcendent, and make me long to shed my "feet of clay". Excellent, thank you. Kate xx
Reviewed by Sherry Gibson 3/15/2005
Paul,
Some have called yor poetry spectacular. I was trying to think of anotehr term but I realized nothing fits better. This is a spectacular write and done so well! Excellent wrting here in this one.

Sherry
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/14/2005
An exemplary write!!
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/14/2005
well done
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/14/2005
He does write some of the most spectacular poems that one can hope to read and enjoy.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/14/2005
Your poems are always spectacular;-)Loved it!
(I also read Succubus again, thanks;-)
etw
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/14/2005
Masterfully done Paul!!

Love Tinka ;}
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/14/2005
Earth shattering write bring the heavens, earth and all forms of life into play in a crucys of words. Fantastic.

Felix

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