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Who is to say

Who’s to Say (or what I learned on the web today)

The Mayans say the world will end December 21st
NASA says it really won’t; this thought they hope to burst
They have the tools, they understand, just how the end might come
But they keep their knowledge under wraps so not to panic some
They studied the inscriptions the Mayans carved in stone
And marveled at the knowledge the Mayans must have known
Their carvings of the heavens were pretty much spot on
But seem to stop the 21st, from then on all is gone
Now NASA is proactive, they plan well in advance
What if the Mayans had it right – could they take the chance

No – NASA has been working in case there is a blip
And NASA knows just who they’ll take aboard their mother ship

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  1. Date: 12/20/2012 5:38:00 PM
    cleverly told! i love the ending...

    dailey Avatar mike dailey
    Date: 12/21/2012 8:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Ilene - as a former government employee, I know there is always another story behind the one the government tells us.
  1. Date: 12/20/2012 11:51:00 AM
    I'm selling tickets for the first flight early tomorrow... any takers??? Terry

    dailey Avatar mike dailey
    Date: 12/20/2012 12:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    If I wake up in the morning To the heavens full of flame I'd like to get a ticket Can you pencil in my name? Mike