The Shaking Earth

Oct 15
By Clarence G. Underwood, California, USA

It was just passed full Moon,
with the Earth between the
Moon and the Sun. Pressures
built up from gravity applied
by each one.
The Earth's crust
wanted to twist and turn.
Sitting in my house
and looking outside,
the ground was rolling
like an flowing tide.
The Earth was moving
as the Moon seem to shift
like a cloud in the sky.
Swaying to and fro as
the wind passed it by.
It was an Earthquake,
that was the reason why, the ground
seemed to roll and the stars shifted
In the sky. It was a 4.5 quake, time seemed
to pass slowly by. Orbital dynamics,
perhaps a manifestation of our Earth
shaking while moving against the sky!

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