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A Poem in TCBH!: Mars, oh Mars


By dlindorff - Posted on 21 March 2012

 

Mars, oh Mars

  how pink you are!

You hang in the east –

  a blushing star,


Above

  the abandoned quarry,

where I have come

  to say, I’m sorry 


For confusing you

  with the god of war

when Earth 

  has always been his whore.


Nowhere else

  does he stake his claim;

pity you

  must bear his name!


As you draw near

  (How you have missed her!)

see what’s become 

  of your fair sister. . .


For the rest of this poem by TCBH! Resident Poet Gary Lindorff in ThisCantBeHappening!, the new Project Censored Award-winning online alternative newspaper, please go to:www.thiscantbehappening.net/node/1107



 

 

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