To the Blue Marble Holders

Exquisite marble
swirling blue:

yours to keep
or roll tonight

our fragile earth
beseeching you

for mercy, love,
protection, light.

We're curious:
can you divine

entire worlds
fear your design?

To the Blue Marble Holders © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: November 17, 2021