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Close Encounter
by Ronald W. Hull

Sunday, July 30, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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FutureFoto: 10/29/06 The Moon and Mars rise together over the Denali Range, Alaska, USA

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Close Encounter

As I looked out one cool, October night.
My eyes beheld a wondrous sight.

Mars had come to dance round the moon.
A sight to make all lovers swoon.

His winged feet had flown him so near.
His rugged redness against her sheer.

As was foretold by the ancient seer,
to join again in the 25,000th year.

Humanity became so enthralled,
children laughed and old men bawled.

Wars stopped and everyone danced in the street.
Never had the world seen such a treat.

People begged NASA to send a rocket.
Everyone wanted a piece of Mars in their pocket.

Alas, our euphoria was very short-lived.
For the gift slipped away like sand that is sieved

The Earth turned on its axis to meet the might.
Of the warrior Mars and its gravity that night.

The oceans were tossed from their basins,
volcanoes erupted and earthquakes hastened.

The Armageddon wished for had come to pass.
And all souls went to heaven for the repast.

The Earth and Mars continued round the Sun,
A billion years later humanity returned to its fun.

Only to be swallowed by the source of its run.

Copyright 2006 Ronald W. Hull

7/29/06

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Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 8/3/2006
Ronald, Wow! What as insightful poem! How well you painted the picture of what is to come and what will be thereafter. I'm glad I dropped by to read this marvelous work. I look forward to reading more. Thanks, Ronald..."feed my sheep" could well apply to you! :)

God Bless
Lena
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 8/2/2006
A great poem....
Reviewed by jude forese 8/2/2006
an imaginative and stellar write that offers much to think about ...
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 8/1/2006
wow...scary is you really think about it. Nicely written!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/1/2006
I will simply echo the sentiments expressed by those who have opinioned before me and I will respectfully thank you, Ron. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 7/30/2006
Mars grows everyday...closer. Perhaps this is part of life's change that is fated doom. Very clear words here Ron. You're a smart peron and you know what you speak.
Sysan
Reviewed by Aberjhani 7/30/2006
Like the event and possibilities of which they sing, these lines comprise a small wonder made brilliant by the lights of vision, hope, and destiny that shine throughout.
Aberjhani
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 7/30/2006
Hard to improve on what was already said...I enjoy hearing of predictions and such & I hope if we are going to wash away due to axis changes of the earth, then do it at night when I am unaware or high...;) Ed
Reviewed by Huda Orfali 7/30/2006
Brilliant, fascinating, captivating poem. Well done.
Thanks for sharing, Ron
Love and peace
Huda
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/30/2006
Ronald I'm so impressed by the way you captured the premise of this poem!It is a remarkable write, thought provoking , intersting and timely! Kudo's! Saving it!Thank you!Love the graphic!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/30/2006
Brilliant absolutely spot on!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 7/30/2006
Truly fascinating, Ron. And what a picture that is!
Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/30/2006
Ron

Your classic poem portends what may very well be..
Looking forward to it..

Peter



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