Gary Revel

Rookie (June 29,1949 / Florala, Alabama USA)

Comet


A beautiful comet
There in the sky
It had finally arrived
That thing of destruction

The explosion at impact
The heat and gases
Melting the mountains
The Oceans evaporating

The steam with nowhere to hide
Burning
Burning
Burning
Earth and sky

From my spacestation
30,000 miles away
A flicker of light out my window

I looked

The earth was gone

Submitted: Wednesday, June 23, 2004

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