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Planet of the Lost

Don't forget to discover the backstory behind the topics toward the end!

APRIL 22, 2011 2:27 PM PDT
Dire is the feeling of
a populous so tired
of turmoil and
despair ‒

The people running
on and on
as the world turns
towards ‒

wrong and wrong.

Finding a captain
to navigate the
waves during
these dark days ‒

Even Noah would
be unprepared,

when once regal
lions turn into

frightened hares.

If it was truly
up to the residents of
this Planet of the Lost ‒

Vile deeds would
prevail no more,
regardless of the
Background Info:
Here's the backstory behind some of the topics so you can understand certain references in the poem...

Good Friday - It is a religious holiday that takes place on the Friday before Easter Sunday to commemorate the crucifixion of Christ.

Captain Planet - This was a 90s Saturday morning cartoon about environmental protection and saving the planet.

African Cats - A Disney movie following the lives of Africa's big cats that is premiering today in  honor of Earth Day.

Forrest Gump - The film is a comedy about a man who overcame mental disabilities and went on to become a Medal of Honor winner, run across the 50 states of the USA, and become an international ping pong champion.

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