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Poetry: 3rd Place

SFR 2011 Writing Contest

December 7, 2011, 12:00 am
By SFR

The Last Mayan Calendar
By Michele Heeney


Those amusing
Little Mayans
They sure have
A sense of humor
To start this crazy,
Grand—
This extraordinary
Rumor.
Now we’re
All running scared
While they just
Wink and grin,
Don’t be a Chicken Little
The sky’s not
Falling in.
Don’t fret my friend
The world’s not coming to an end—
    They just stopped making calendars.

 

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