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Myth of Mother Earth

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Myth of Mother Earth

Is there really a mother of earth 
watching over us 
keeping things in line
I think there used to be 
but she got tired of getting spit on 
now she sits up on her cloud
high above and waits 
for us to tear each other apart
and seal our evil fates
she wonders why we disgrace her lands
like monkeys in a rage
she thinks we ought to be locked up
no need for lock and key trapped inside
to burn forever at an intolerable degree
never the less we shall live on 
reeking havoc upon this earth
she'll stay perched upon her cloud 
until the crushing blows we throw 
send her beloved planet into a rebirth

Myth, Mythos, & Mythical Characters Poetry Contest
by: Virginia Frayer

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  1. Date: 3/7/2011 11:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in Debbie Guzzi's contest Virginia. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/4/2011 10:58:00 AM
    Wish this one had ranked higher, Virginia, but congratulations on your success in the contest. I think it's one of the best entries and I'm putting it in my faves. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/4/2011 6:25:00 AM
    Congrats Virginia on your HM in Debbie's contest with this brilliant entry luv.. enjoy your very special honor and happy weekend too..

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 10:30:00 PM
    I think Debbie will like this one.

  1. Date: 2/27/2011 12:06:00 PM
    Wow, Virginia, I think you hit hard on the truth here. If I were mother Earth, I'd be waiting for mankind to self destruct too. This is truly creative and genuinely compelling. Best wishes in the contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/25/2011 6:49:00 PM
    a reflective write that deepens the images of this fine work.. winning wishs to you,virginia.:) huggs, nette