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Smoking Gun
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Friday, June 22, 2012
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Came across this picture while searching for another one and it stuck in my mind until I had to write about it...dark I know but that is the nature of this mornings muse...



Smoking Gun


Do we really need a written invitation

Can’t we see the writing on the wall

As mother earth spins out of orbit,

Dark clouds gather before the fall


Life’s hourglass fills with quick sand,

While the universe waits to implode

God-sent guardian angels hover tiredly

On the very edge of overload


Blasted by an electronic maelstrom,

Evil manifests itself on open ground

Armageddon seems the likely outcome,

Search and seek ye wayward bound


I can't swear that there’ll be hell

or heaven when the final battles done

But who really wants to stare down

The barrel of that smoking gun…





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Reviewed by Gypsy Soul 7/18/2012
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/24/2012
Another great one dear Cuz.

Love ya face Cuz Hugs XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by D. Vaineo 6/23/2012
Great write, Fee...

Reviewed by Richard King 6/23/2012
Sometimes its difficult to explain what and why we get inspired, but I'm glad your mind got stuck on that photo.

Nicely done. Dick
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/22/2012
Seen 'em before if I have to see them again...oh well. i really liked this write.
Reviewed by Laura Fall 6/22/2012
Fascinating and suspenseful poetry indeed Laura
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/22/2012
This is brilliant! It encompasses the nagging fear in all of us. My short stories of late have all been of this genre. So I'm putting out a book of Tales of the Apocalypse before my birthday, 12-21-12.

However, as history shows, every generation has its view of the coming end. Except for small setbacks, every generation has been better than the last. Not for all, but for most.

Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/22/2012
Indeed...and a smoking gun it is....sometimes our muses have dark sides that won't be denied...giggle...enjoyed this, Fee...

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/22/2012
I don't know, if the world is going to come to a close I think I want to be there to see it...e
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