Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Riding Lemon Jello to the Planet Mars

Riding lemon jello
to the planet Mars
is not the harrowing
ordeal it would be

had the malleable
missile been intent
on reaching any
of our nearest stars,

but still a fellow can
be pardoned for
some nervousness –
however much

he’ll do his fervent
best to cast himself
successfully aloft into
the airless ebon deep.

(God, the things
you have to do
when you’re


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