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PREPARING AND WAITING: JEROME TEELUCKSINGH, Ph.D.

Concerned and callous citizens stare at giant birds bearing rotten eggs and gloom.

The theatrics begin as short-range and long-range missiles clash;
prototypes become alive and take flight.

Nervous leaders await global fall-out, crews clean underground bunkers and silos;
wondering about impact of a megaton,
fearing detonation and ionizing radiation.

Strategic air command prepares for the final countdown and untold damage.

The counterforce and scientists pontificate over satellite image.
Dregs of war
part of the testament of gore.
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Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D. is a Gender Issues Thought Leader, Founder of International Men's Day (www.imd-global.org) which is observed in 81 nations throughout our global village, faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, Contributing Editor to IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD(R), a prolific author and poet.

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