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Lunar Ticking

American cosmonaut moonwalking Humanity is tethered to the line, sweating vacuum fear facing the void Planet of the apes ... backwards talking Silent film projector reel spinning in reverse ... time capsule re-entry noise Caveman slug in a spacesuit retrograde crawling Mushroom cloud cinematography ... flashback to the future Stone Age trajectory And Superman in a Captain America spacesuit ain’t trying to save no one The giant red star of Krypton orbiting Washington is gonna explode, sucking the Earth into a black hole Listen to the Neanderthal war chants devolving into military gorilla grunts Toraburu ... Rising sun trouble coming Hear the nuclear choo-choo, rich uranium promises ain’t worth nothing Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick Trouble means Toraburu, choo-choo ... choo-choo Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick Toraburu, lost in space translation Hear the choo-choo, around the bend coming is nuclear devastation And Super Tweetman in a Captain America spacesuit ain’t trying to save no one The white dwarf star of Krypton orbiting Washington is gonna implode, sucking the Earth into a black hole Superman can you climb out of the bottomless black hole? American cosmonaut moonwalking ... backwards talking ... retrograde crawling Toraburu ... Rising sun trouble coming Hear the nuclear choo-choo, rich uranium promises ain’t worth nothing Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick Rubble piles of Toraburu, choo-choo ... choo-choo Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick Toraburu, trouble for the United Nations Hear the choo-choo, around the bend coming is global desolation Toraburu, insanity curse is coming soon Death smoke from the choo-choo, will blot out the sun and moon Woe, woe ... woe! Superman is kryptonite sick Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick Captain America is radiation sick Woe, woe ... woe! Tick, tick ... lunar ... tick, tick

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 3/6/2018 5:10:00 PM
Hello Freddie this is a different poem. and because it is different, i like it. Love, peace, Joy.
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Date: 3/4/2018 8:45:00 PM
So, we need to call Aquaman or Wonder Woman - what's the signal? This was dramatic and I'm thinking book or movie or both. So dark it chilled me. I have need to find a funny limerick! Your unique imagination combined well with your abilities on this piece. Seriously - will there be a Chapter 2? All the best ... CayCay
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Date: 2/6/2018 10:38:00 AM
WOW! Freddie, I agree with the others below, this is just brilliant. I always enjoy how your pen seems to go where no pen other will go. The super hero references worked well with this piece. He needs to stop tweeting and talking. Excellent job:-) Alexis
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Date: 2/6/2018 8:42:00 AM
Brilliance! I posted my Trump poem on Facebook and caused a small storm. I do love the way you think and express yourself.
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Date: 2/5/2018 3:18:00 PM
You have a very creative mind and even though this poem sounds a bit crazy, it is actually brilliant.. Sadly Trump has one too many followers and he is seen as a great man by some evil leaders in this world.. Great poem..
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Date: 2/5/2018 10:30:00 AM
Oh Freddie this is awesome the title is so so clever and I love the power of the repeated phrase from woe woe woe onward. As for Super Tweetman I am in no doubt who you mean! and with this in mind ... may god bless America she sure needs all the help she can get:-) hugs Jan xx
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