Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

Science: Ezekiel’s Spaceships - Poem by Margaret Alice

The very next day Alice happened to meet
a NASA Engineer, Mr Blumrich, who told her
all about Ezekiel’s Spaceships: The spacecraft
had a central main body supported by four
helicopters; a crew capsule on the upper
side – in humming-top shape – a quasi-conical
lower portion to meet high-drag aerodynamic
requirements; with a rocket engine, plug
nozzle, reactor, and radiator; propellant tank
and propellant; a central power plant for
helicopters and additional units; an environment
control system and unit of reliquefaction…
Alice did not understand much; but she
knew enough of Ezekiel in the Old Testament
to realize that the four living beings must
be the helicopters - and the wheel within
a wheel must be the spinning top; she was
delighted with what Mr Blumrich taught!

J.F.Blumrich “The Spaceships of Ezekiel”

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Science: Ezekiel’s Spaceships by Margaret Alice

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]