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I’m a servant of the universe My rank is junior minder. I care for the solar system As its oiler and winder. Everything is done To a very strict rota, Checking every cog And cleaning every motor. The star has its thermostat Rigidly checked and set Its fuel delivery schedule Very rigorously met. Each planet has its key Kept on its own ring So I can check and fix Each internal spring: Wind it too tight, The planet runs fast. Not tight enough The wind won’t last. I once got it wrong In my apprentice stage, Wiped out the dinosaurs And caused an ice age. You can imagine all the ribbing At the staff centennial dinner Apprentice of the moment? Never was the winner. I have my own staff now The systems work just fine. Guess it should last right ‘Til the end of time.

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Date: 1/9/2023 4:18:00 AM
Such a vivid imagination, such variety in your thoughts, ideas and poems ! This one is terrific. You are a master of story telling in verse. Well done (again) Terry. Have never seen a resume quite like that before.
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Terry Ireland
Date: 1/10/2023 1:24:00 AM
Thanks Wen. Of course I might just be an alien ;-)