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Golf on the Moon, Frisbee on Mars

I can't seem to stop writing poetry or reading poetry. I think it is safe to say I love poetry and I love sharing great poetry with others.

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On February sixth Seventy One

American Astronaut to the moon

Alan Shepherd attached a six-iron

to equipment meant for collecting rock

then covered the club at launch with a sock.

As boosters lifted them up into space

his mind was on when he would have a chance.

After extended stay on the surface

he pulled out his club and dropped his two balls.

He shanked the first and hit home the second

a two hundred yard shot a lunar first.

One day I would like to visit the moon

or maybe Mars, to be the first hippy

to toss in red sky a hidden frisbee.

Comments

Jamie Lee Hamann (author) from Reno NV on April 02, 2020:

Your welcome. I am glad you enjoyed it.

Pamela Dapples from Arizona now on April 02, 2020:

Thank you for the excursion. Loved it!

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on May 01, 2018:

Loved this. Oh, what imagery golf on the moon!

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