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Atomic Garden
by Annabel Sheila

Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Is this gardening of the future???

 

Welcome to my atomic garden…
Not many visitors here.
Sit right down and have a plum
And lend to me your ear!
See how tall the plumb tree grew?
Plutonium rich the soil!
And you won’t find a single weed
With nuclear there’s no toil.
Note the size of the ripened fruit
Have you ever seen such bounty?
You’ll find fruit trees just like mine
Throughout contamination county!
The radiation won’t harm you,
At least that’s what they say,
Cause nuclear power plant meltdowns
Happen nearly every day!
It’s kind of like a Shangri-La
No one will ever age!
Gardens like mine are the future
For atomic energy’s the rage!
 
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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 5/4/2011
A cynic's delight! Patrick
Reviewed by JMS Bell 4/7/2011
WHAT WON'T KILL US...WILL HAVE TO CURE US!(SMILE) WELL DONE, ANNABEL, GREAT IMAGERY AND FULL OF TRUTH. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Daniel Keith 4/7/2011
Well written Annabel. I have to agree with Felix, what have we done. I can't imagine what things will be like when my grandchildren are grown. May God bless you every day of your life.

Daniel
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/7/2011
Although I know this is written sort of tongue in cheek, it is sooo scary what our world is coming too and the path world leaders seem so eager to follow. I feel sometimes like I am an old man and it doesn't really matter anymore but then I look at my little grand children and think God...what have we done.
fee
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 4/5/2011
Annabel, you have skillfully crafted words for our time,
as we crawl into the mysterious and often disturbing tomorrow.

-gene.
Reviewed by D. Vegas 4/5/2011
Annabel, Love the sarcasm! In the 60's many people
were against atomic energy...looks like we are heading
that way again.
Always,
Deborah
Reviewed by Lonnie Hicks 4/5/2011
Oh boy. Here the garden's name is no longer Eden. Great write.
Reviewed by D Johnson 4/5/2011
Did I detect a bit of cynicism in your poem, or was it just me?

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Richard King 4/5/2011
Anna, this certainly gives us some "food for thought" which is what we all strive for, isn't it?

Nicely done, Thanks Dick
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 4/5/2011
Bravely explores a compelling topic ~
I'm a fan of organic farming and this is well-crafted and rich in food for thought Anna!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 4/5/2011
Sad thoughts for the imaginary, but frightful possible future. I cannot even begin to think of how the people of Japan are coping with this tragedy .Great thoughtful poem, Anna.
Your friend, Mark
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/5/2011
Hah! You can never tell. What at first doesn't kill you may surprise you in the end. I would like to have a crystal ball that would show the world (earth) five hundred years from this moment. Liked this poem, Anna.



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