Raj Arumugam


Earthling and Martian at a Space Bar Poem by Raj Arumugam


I'm having a drink this here
at Space Bar in Pluto
and Martian Pete comes in
and sits beside me
and we talk, and we drink

Full of loyalty
and pride, as a human
(and patriotism included)
I tell the Martian:
"In 1969
We humans put a man on the moon"

"Pish! " says the Martian
"We sent a team
to the Sun
Earth Year 1959"

"Oh, " I say to the Martian
"The Sun would have burned
your team of Martians! "

"Pish! " retorts the Martian
"You stupid Earthlings!
We sent them to the Sun at night"

Submitted: Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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