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Saturday, December 19, 2009


by Frank Joussen

On Day One After Copenhagen
Noah stepped out into
the pouring acid rain
and started building
a state of the art rocket-cum-spaceship
which would have made
turn green with envy.

On Day 39 A.C.
the Lord thanked his old builder
for being such a good engineer
and environmentalist over the years.
Noah simply asked, "when´s the launch?"
"Well," said the good Lord,
"tomorrow. But this try will be
without the humans."

Frank Joussen is a German teacher who has contributed to New Verse News before. He also works with local ngos in Brazil and India, where his first selection, Building Bridges, was published in 2008.