ECLIPSE – WHAT ECLIPSE?

ECLIPSE – WHAT ECLIPSE?

Here’s a picture

Of the one I didn’t see

This morning

On the West Hill

Clouded out, the sun hid itself well

From old New Age-rs

And others whose persuasion

I couldn’t tell

(Though the clothes were more hippy than hip)

And we gathered in some dog viewers as well

What any of us expected I don’t quite know

But an eclipse was a definite no-show

Perhaps  a second coming

Or a burning fire in the sky

With a voice booming out over the hill

Repent or die! Repent or die!

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4 thoughts on “ECLIPSE – WHAT ECLIPSE?

  1. Shame, wasn’t it? Nothing like the total eclipse of 1999 or thereabouts. And now, late afternoon in south-east England, the clouds have dispersed and we have the ordinary, boring daily miracle of sunlight!

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  2. Hi John. Damp squib or what! We just stood there watching the clouds. The sky didn’t even darken!
    And I see the gremlins have been at work here. I am sure it was okay this morning, but maybe not.
    I finished your book – reviewed it on amazon.
    Tom

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