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Moon

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Moon

I played marbles with the moon
Taking it in my hand
It was mine to command 
Feeling the cratered surface as I squeezed
It left my hand with such ease 
In space there is no breeze

Rolling through space
My heart began to race
As my breath kept pace
Gravity pulling on the oceans below
As the moons forces began to grow
Space bending with an eerie glow
The earth followed like a tethered ball
Beckoning to the loving Moon's call 

Save me she said 
I do not want to burn
Silly humans will they never learn
At that moment I felt concern

Passing all the planets one by one
Heading with force towards the sun
Lives may be lost for all time
Because of a silly game of mine

So I remain in a moonless space
Left to ponder my disgrace
I caught the Earth just in time
Luckily the people are mostly fine

The earth is sad it sheds salted tears
The love of his life is no longer here
A cosmic game resulted in great cost
Look heavenward to see what was lost

From here to the moon and back contest
Written April 21, 2013

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  1. Date: 8/21/2013 9:30:00 AM
    You have some beautiful verses here, Richard; too many for me to quote here lol. Sweet read! :)

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 6:41:00 AM
    So original Richard ....I couldn't wait to get to the ending...congratulations

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/28/2013 7:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks agai Donna, I felt the same way. When I start a poem I rarely know what the outcome will be.
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 6:07:00 AM
    I like where you took this contest, Richard. Cool. Congrats on the win!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/25/2013 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Caleb
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 3:28:00 AM
    Wow, I like. Congrats on your win. Rick

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/25/2013 6:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rick
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 10:04:00 PM
    Hey Rick, congratulations on your win! Very imaginative write, I enjoyed it much! Hope all is well my friend. : )

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/24/2013 11:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    All is well, thanks for the visit.
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:42:00 PM
    Richard, congratulations with the "From here to the moon and back " contest.... xox~ LINDA

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/24/2013 7:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Linda
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:27:00 PM
    Awesome poem about the moon and back, congrats on your winning poetry Richard, xxx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/24/2013 7:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rose.
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 6:50:00 PM
    Congrats On Your Win~A.O

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/24/2013 7:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks A.O I didn't even know I won. What a nice surprise.
  1. Date: 4/22/2013 10:02:00 AM
    One of your most imaginative yet! I love how "out of the box" you went with this contest entry. When you can look at the mighty planets and think of them as marbles, for some greater entities kid's game, you know that the author has a very active mind! I'm not sure what this tale leads me to believe, however it is a wonderful bit of fantasy.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/22/2013 8:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Timothy, the idea just popped into my head.
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 9:35:00 PM
    A different take on this title. Very interesting read.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/22/2013 6:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Eileen
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 7:29:00 PM
    Very creative write Richard, I can picture it all from here, thanks for the sharing, xxx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/22/2013 6:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much Rose
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 7:02:00 PM
    This is an amazing and fantastic write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this fabulous poem this evening! What a terrific piece, such a grand poem, Great Work!!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/22/2013 8:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Russell, so nice to see you.