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The Color of Space

The Color of Space His spaceship alit on a foreign world deep in the midst of the outer space two moons gazing down devoid of all air he kept his mask on and walked down the plank opened the door to retreat from the hull He was there for a purpose for diplomacy’s sake to seek a new race and find a new place in hopes that they trade since the earth needed more an avatar sought for the future of lore The leader approached his habiliment WHITE and his face a pale GREEN he exacted his speech with authority and grace I promise the cargo that you request in the time that is due it will be our best for our BLUE men work as we command to produce what you need or they will be replaced and another blue man will fill in the space to satisfy your monthly needs He gazed at the workers bedraggled with sweat their uniforms worn not a word from their lips he considered his quest and returned to his ship He removed his mask and stared out of the hull he pondered the planet that he will leave A million miles from Earth and the stigma remains he grabbed a BLACK towel and wiped his BROWN face will MANS inhumanity to MAN ever change

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Date: 7/7/2019 12:45:00 PM
Thought provoking. A Wonderful read. Ann
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Date: 4/21/2019 8:11:00 AM
I wonderful ride through History. It highlighted how much things changed back then and what a crazy roller coaster ride it was. Thanks for this vivid ride.
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Date: 4/21/2019 8:10:00 AM
I wonderful ride through History. It highlighted how much things changed back then and what a crazy roller coaster ride it was!! Thanks for this vivid ride.
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 4/21/2019 4:19:00 PM
Thank you, Joseph. I like your last name.
Date: 11/18/2016 9:39:00 PM
Sir good day. I was really amazed by your poem but I have a hard time decoding it. I was not able to get what the mask, what the earth needed more, and the color green. I hope i would get a response from any of your vacant time because i want to use your piece in my classroom instruction. Thank you sir.
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Date: 9/20/2016 5:45:00 PM
A brilliant, amazing write, Ralph! Congratulations on your podium placement on this very short list of winners! Sandra
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 9/21/2016 9:33:00 AM
Thank you, Sandra: I also enjoyed your recent poem .
Date: 9/18/2016 8:14:00 PM
The ending convinced me. Congrats on your placement, Ralph. :-)
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 9/21/2016 9:34:00 AM
Thank you,: I also enjoyed your recent beautiful poem Romanticism.
Date: 1/15/2015 1:38:00 PM
very well told colourful story Ralph - many congrats:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 1/16/2015 1:44:00 PM
Thank you for your kind comments, jan.
Date: 1/15/2015 7:17:00 AM
Congratulations on your win with this superb write. I am adding you to my fav poet list and this verse to my fav poem list.
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 1/15/2015 8:47:00 AM
Hi Maurice, Thank you. Many moons ago I saw this scene in a comic book when the idea of racism was never used and it stuck with me.
Date: 1/15/2015 1:27:00 AM
Brilliant write ralph! congrats on big win!
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 1/15/2015 8:49:00 AM
Thank you Dr. Upma: I really enjoyed writing this poem although there's a bit of sci fi in it.
Date: 1/15/2015 1:03:00 AM
This is wonderful,I really love this in message and words,kudos and congrats Ralph....huggs
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 1/16/2015 1:46:00 PM
Thank you KAYOD5. It was a long time coming.
Date: 1/14/2015 10:39:00 PM
Hi Ralph, Stopping by to say hi and wish you the best when it comes to any soup contest. Congratulations, on your win. Stop by my latest blog "A Penny For Your Thoughts." If you'd like:) Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 1/16/2015 1:42:00 PM
Hi Linda: Thank you for honoring me in your blog.I am deeply flattered.
Date: 11/17/2014 4:44:00 PM
Toronto is a great City, I'm glad you enjoyed yourself.
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Date: 11/17/2014 4:11:00 PM
wow, what a telling message about our planet. VERY good work!
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 11/17/2014 4:42:00 PM
Hi Andrea: Thank yofor your comment and sharing my poem..
Date: 11/17/2014 4:10:00 PM
Dear Ralph, Excellent work on this piece about the space and the universe, enjoyed it a lot my friend, and I'm so glad you liked your poem, I promised you didn't I. I was not sure if I got it right, so I'm relieved you liked it so much my friend, loved the story. cheri
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 11/17/2014 4:37:00 PM
Thank you for your comment, Cheri
Date: 11/9/2014 1:06:00 AM
excellent piece Ralph. this is really good
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 11/17/2014 4:39:00 PM
Thank you, Jasmine. I'm a great fan of yours.
Date: 10/16/2014 2:16:00 PM
Sadly the answer is probably no, power and profit are powerful enticements. Well told story!
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 11/17/2014 4:41:00 PM
Thanks , Richard: i had a great time in Toronto imbibing good brandy and Cuban cigars!
Date: 10/9/2014 8:27:00 AM
really delightfully beautiful piece ralph love the ending really blew it into space
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Ralph Sergi
Date: 10/9/2014 12:21:00 PM
Thank you, Liam It's been a long time coming.