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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2293889
Random Poetry Contest for April 2023
         40 Lines

Can you imagine splashing down on a
tree? You see, this is different for you like
it's different for me. How did this happen?
How did this space capsule land so far
from shore? It landed on a tree, dangling
from the branches instead. What a sight
to bestow on us. Did the astronaut guide
the capsule into parts unknown? Did he/she
fall asleep? For a while, not a peep was

It was a beautiful morning! It's time to
learn what we are yearning to hear. Would
there be a time for cheer or a time for tears?
The astronaut thought that it was strange
how this capsule had deranged itself, to be
tangled up in a branch overlooking the sea.
It was meant to be discovered here before it
was recovered. Was it accompanied by
someone else? Was there a danger from a

Were we denied access to this
body of water? After all, it was
projected that a school of whales
had fun performing their stunts.
Were they putting on a show to
put us in the know? The Dolphins
were also on the scene. The water
was so serene. The display of
affection was perfect, it was focused
on the reflections of days gone by.

You would think that the whales
and the dolphins were married by
the way they cheerfully chattered.
They carried magical moments of
laughter to people everywhere. It
was great to watch them jump in
the air to have some fun in the sun.
The flare of excitement rose to
the occasion. It was a persuasion of
happiness in the way they did things

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Written by Anna Marie Carlson
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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