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Below is the poem entitled Adversity which was written by poet Robert Whitby. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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There's a black hole in the peaceful blue I've torn open 

I stand on the event horizon against it's vacuum, like wind to a boulder

I shake off the delirium focus my eyes and collect my thoughts

In the distance i see an orange  shining star and 8 planets

The change of scenery is blissful, but I can not rest here

Scared but determined, my knees tremble as I prepare to lasso the comet

I know this steed well in my 76 years and there's no need to tame it

As I get off at the milky-way and ride the rocket home

I smile in anticipation to the common man's woes.

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  1. Date: 4/8/2013 6:15:00 AM
    Good poem. Enjoyed the read.