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The tide turned and the water boiled.

The door that opens into eternity has closed.

The Martian drove off the cliff and arrived at Saturn.


The shadow crossed
When the sun rose in the morning
It turned into a whisper.


God bless the shining sun
The glowing moon
The spinning earth

The growing grass
And finally, man.

James Bybee, one of the founders of Caveat Lector, a poet, playwright, and novelist living in northern California.