Poem: Earthlings

Earthlings Astronauts William Andres, Jim Lovell, and Frank Borman Read the creation story From Genesis in the Bible As they orbited the moon. We saw what the moon And good earth looked like From outer space … And the crew Of Apollo 8 closed with “good night, good luck, a Merry Christmas, and God bless… Continue reading Poem: Earthlings

The Martian Chronicles – Introduction

The Martian Chronicles is a 1950 science fiction short story collection by Ray Bradbury that chronicles the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing from a troubled and eventually atomically devastated Earth, and the conflict between aboriginal Martians and the new colonists. The book lies somewhere between a short story collection and an episodic novel, containing… Continue reading The Martian Chronicles – Introduction