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Microexplorers scaling an egg

The glacial slope is tall, a vast and perilous globe 
It has been a whiteout for nearly three days now
We do all we can with our equipment to maintain our footing
The surface is so uncertain, but the summit is within reach 
5 am, Thursday (?), We are awakened by an earthquake 
An intolerably loud crack, perhaps a large chunk of opaque ice falling into the sea 
Some sort of strange eclipse now, a great silver moon appears overhead 
And now---now a wall of molten yellow magma approaches us! 
I must stop writing and seek shelter, pray for us small men! 


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  1. Date: 2/19/2013 11:33:00 AM
    After reading a certain comment below, if I state a piece of yours to be "interesting" or "intriguing", I usually mean this in a positive way(I do understand the possible trepidation, when someone says/types: "This is an interesting poem." Ha ha!). Hey, you have a poem about miniature men again. Wot a wonderfully quirky theme this is -- again you came up with strong imagery.

  1. Date: 6/20/2012 11:46:00 AM
    LOL! LOL! Great idea and presentation of a winning work..Congrats..Sara

    Martin Avatar Jeremy Martin
    Date: 6/22/2012 9:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Sara! Very sweet. And thanks to everyone else for all the comments! XOXO
  1. Date: 6/20/2012 11:22:00 AM
    clever stuff and it is exactly the sort of bizarre scenario I like.....well done ..... best wishes

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 7:17:00 AM
    Congrats on your win..this is very clever...BG

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 1:40:00 AM
    Jeremy congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 3:02:00 PM
    An exciting take on the egg theme. congratulations Jeremy. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Jeremy! An excellent and interesting write!! Love, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 1:51:00 PM
    Well done unusual poem. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 1:47:00 PM
    How great is this [nice to meet YOU..if I might suggest to you a read Robert Forward's Starquake] Congrad's on your big win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 11:15:00 AM
    Thanks for your egg poem - YOU won a prize!!! - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 11:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Susan's "Eggs" contest Jeremy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 6:34:00 AM
    interesting, enjoyed where your imagination took me. hugs, Catie :)

    Martin Avatar Jeremy Martin
    Date: 6/11/2012 5:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yikes! I worry sometimes when people say my stuff is 'interesting', but thank you for commenting!
  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:51:00 AM
    ...lol... good Jeremy!!!! - Wish you luck in egg contest - Hope you are well..... - oxox Anne-Lise

    Martin Avatar Jeremy Martin
    Date: 6/11/2012 4:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Anne Lise :]