An Astronaut’s Broken Heart

Launched into space like puppets on a string, These metal ships danced fiercely on the waves; Such precious cargo was held deep within, Laden with men who would see early graves. A tranquil sea lay out before their eyes, Revealing scenes that only they have seen; The shadow of the Earth in a sunrise, Would … Read more…

The Death of a New Species

In Africa there is a killer Queen Engaging in a spot of filicide; Where two sub-species meet in zones between Their habitats, all male offspring have died. This means that cross-breeding has not survived; A natural culling swiftly brought about By spiroplasma microbes that have thrived. No matter how much the females put out This … Read more…

Senescence by the Sea

Whilst it is certain that we all must die, Why is it that we must grow old with age? Our final acts upon this mortal stage Would seem less fierce if youth would not pass by.   But urchins in the sea do now defy The thoughts that drown declining minds with rage: Whilst it … Read more…

The Machine Gun

Hiram Maxime was born in Maine, Embarking down a path which that Gave us a gun that bore his name, Rat-a-tat-tat, rat-a-tat-tat.   The British turned it down at first Declaring that it would fall flat. The Germans saw its murderous thirst, Rat-a-tat-tat, rat-a-tat-tat.   Placed at the forefront of their lines As a defence … Read more…

She Refuses to Help But Still You Try

You reflect happily on times gone by, On parents that raised you the best they could. Her early life was damaged; you won’t pry.   Remember when you caught each other’s eye, Both spotting a mouse corpse oozing fresh blood; You reflect happily on times gone by.   You build the mouse a tomb whilst … Read more…

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