Saturday, October 03, 2009
Thursday, October 01, 2009
And now, once again, there are plans to bomb the Moon. This time the unilateral strike is aimed at the Moon’s South Pole and the payload will be delivered by the LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite) spacecraft; the excuse given is that this is an effort to find water deep under lunar surface. The craft was launched in late June and is currently orbiting the Earth until it finds its target; if all goes according to plan, the M-Day bombing will be 8 October 2009...
Posted by Peter at 1:25 PM
from Donato Mancini, "Candles in the Wind" at ditch
It took me some time to realise that Marilyn Monroe, Lady Di, and Tuk, the last polar bear, were all 36 years old at the time of their deaths. Obviously, I had found a perfect basis for a series of poems. 6 years later, I would be further along with the series (aiming for 36 Candles, of course) except for the severe difficulty of the form, and the other strict constraints including, crucially, that I have sincere feelings for the subject of the tribute...
Posted by Peter at 1:23 PM