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A Poem for Saturday: Helen of Earth

Helen of Earth. An Alien force, smitten by the sight of Earth.

Stunning occipital pleasure, with a face of such beauty.

As to launch a thousand ships, laying siege to our planet,

until they can take her as their own.

The Kamchatka Coast photographed from the International Space Station 23:27 GMT March 15, 2012. Click for a bigger image.