Poem – IF YOU THOUGHT THIS YEAR WAS BAD (By Ray Gallucci)

  IF YOU THOUGHT THIS YEAR WAS BAD … (Based on “December 21, 2012: The Real Doomsday?” from http://www.viewzone.com/endtime.html)   Doomsday forecasts I believe Offer humans no reprieve. But, unlike the common thread, Won’t be we who strike us dead.   No atomic holocaust, Nor the melt of permafrost, Nor deforestation’s squeeze, Nor extinction of species.   Happened to us […]

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Poem – A-PATHETIC (By Ray Gallucci)

A-PATHETIC   Expecting the bad, receiving the worse, To pessimist’s just what’s par for the course. But when it devolves from worse to the worst, Seems even a pessimist can feel cursed.   A cynic’s convinced whatever is right Cannot be achieved without quite a fight. But when this proves futile, he even might Retreat apathetically out of sight.   A […]

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Poem – GALILEO’S GHOST (By Ray Gallucci)

  GALILEO’S GHOST   With Earth at the Center, Ptolemy ruled. Mathematically sound, for centuries fooled Who then passed as scientists to proclaim, “We know all the Universe; don’t defame!”   When Copernicus proved the Sun’s the Hub, Those of Catholic persuasion wouldn’t budge. “Since the Bible’s declared, ’The Earth is It,’ Therefore anything new must therein fit.”   When […]

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Poem – BARBARIANS AT THE GATES (By Ray Gallucci)

  BARBARIANS AT THE GATES     Once Rome attained its pinnacle Remained on top of things. Though forces quite inimical Sought to destruction bring.   Some conquered thought despicable Rome’s impositioning Of laws it deemed applicable When “Pax-Romana”-ing   Four centuries continuous Spanned Romans’ reign as king Throughout the lands contiguous Mediterranean.   Just like empires classical From whom […]

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Poem – HOTAND COLD (By Ray Gallucci)

  HOTAND COLD   Perhaps 100million years To rise from naught, then disappear Above the Hot Spot in the Earth That to Hawaiian Chain gave birth.   The oldest now perhaps just stumps, Once mountains proud, now merely bumps Long passed from magma cauldron where They first broke through the surface there.   The youngest rise majestically For miles above […]

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