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Inspired by Phoenix: "Arrival," by Stuart Atkinson

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

24-05-2008 15:39 CDT


Stuart Atkinson is a space enthusiast and wordsmith whose blog, Cumbrian Sky, frequently contains evocative poetry inspired by dramatic events in space exploration. He's written a poem, "Arrival," for Phoenix' impending landing, which I liked a great deal. In fact I liked it so much that decided to attempt a dramatic reading (mp3 format, 1 MB). I hope you like it.

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