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Mars, The Other Earth ( a poem of inspiration)

Updated on June 10, 2016
Mars...the other Earth...
Mars...the other Earth...


Once inhabitable, this watery planet, Mars...much more than candy bars,

Its canals and geometric forms, indicative of an advanced culture, Mars.

A globe much researched, in our solar system perched, among the stars,

Might someday this orb, be in our itinerary, among other planetary boxcars?

who knows what the future may hold for us...
who knows what the future may hold for us...


Are we all the truest extraterrestrials, here on this planetary sanctuary,

Perhaps, to come as marbles sent spiraling, Mars as our intermediary?

As our brother planet, experienced wars, revolutionary, or a mercenary,

Did asteroids strike then, changes to begin, or something extraordinary?

Our brother planet, Mars...
Our brother planet, Mars...


Perhaps they may say...who are we, where did we come from, our kind,

Perchance, we may be as much as alien, as such, and as is so defined.

Will we breathe air and be able to sustain it, on this strange new planet,

Shall we all go one day, following through as we say, is etched in granite?

One thing we shall never forget...that is to pray...
One thing we shall never forget...that is to pray...


Will Mars be our new and permanent home, no more planets to seek or roam,

Maybe just a stepping stone, one among many so shone, and more to come?

The Red Planet, now much dust and so seems like rust, as far as the eye sees,

Perhaps too late, for the fourth planet, if we all wait, this Roman namesake, Ares,


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mars...the colorful planet...
mars...the colorful planet...

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    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      2 years ago from United States

      There is a distinct possibility that our own origin was on Mars. One day we will know the truth. whonu

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      Deb Hirt 

      2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Sounds to me like Mars is a definite possibility. We'll have to do something eventually. Colonization isn't as far fetched as it once was, as it is definitely going to be a necessity one day.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      2 years ago from United States

      I believe that once there was life on this planet. Over time it perished or perhaps came to our planet and we are the real Martians. Who knows, whonu.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      A most creative poem. If there are residents on Mars I wouldn't mind meeting them.

    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 

      2 years ago from New Delhi, India

      What a great idea to write a poem on Mars! Enjoyed the poem and the pictures.

      Thank you!

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      2 years ago from United States

      Thanks Bill. Glad you enjoyed. whonu

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      Bill Holland 

      2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I wish I could do what you do...seriously....your poetry is like a trip to the candy store.

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      2 years ago from United States

      I have no doubts that this scientific community has the ability to do just that. Yes, one day we may see such wonders. Thank you my friend. whonu

    • whonunuwho profile imageAUTHOR

      whonunuwho 

      2 years ago from United States

      Thank you my friend Reynold and blessings. whonu

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      Nithya Venkat 

      2 years ago from Dubai

      One day maybe we will travel to Mars and back all in a day. Great poem.

    • Reynold Jay profile image

      Reynold Jay 

      2 years ago from Saginaw, Michigan

      Lovely poem and loved the cadence. Inspiring as always. Well done

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