2006-02-07 1011 Writing: == The Day the Saucers Came == by Neil Gaiman Neil is a terrific author and all round top . . .

The Day the Saucers Came

by Neil Gaiman

Neil is a terrific author and all round top bloke, in the bestest possible meaning of the word. Here’s a snippet of a poem he’s contributed on line:

That day, the saucers landed. Hundreds of them, golden,
Silent, coming down from the sky like great snowflakes
And the people of Earth stood and stared as they descended,
Waiting, dry-mouthed to find what waited inside for us
And none of us knowing if we would be here tomorrow
But you didn’t notice it because

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