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Space

All of my doors are double locked.
This world’s a dangerous place.
But I’m not prepared for hazards
That come from outer space.

Forty seven hundred asteroids
Lurk near our precious Earth.
As ways to intercept them,
There truly is a dearth.

Just recently an asteroid
Raced through the Russian sky.
If one of those monsters ever hit.
All life on Earth could die.

I am thankful to the scientists
Who have tracked each asteroid.
I’m relying on their diligence
Earth’s destruction to avoid.


2/26/13

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  1. Date: 3/5/2013 1:37:00 AM
    Congrats on your win Joyce, a spectacular sight but very scary for those involved xx

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 9:45:00 AM
    Joyce, congratulations with your wonderful space-going poem in Susan's contest...xox~PD

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 7:58:00 AM
    joyce, if you are scared of stuff from space, you better never see the movie Dark Skies. It's sure a scary one!! Good poem for the contest, dear.

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 3:16:00 PM
    excellent and very cleverly written poem...

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 1:03:00 PM
    Joyce, a lovely poem and entry... Susan will enjoy the poem...xox~PD

  1. Date: 2/27/2013 1:42:00 AM
    Joyce great entree for the contest...David