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The Day The Saucers Came

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What happens while waiting...

Poem here:

http://gravitando.wordpress.com/2009/...

Artwork here:

http://neverwear.net/store/index.php?...
ebook, 3 pages
Published March 2nd 2009 by neverwear.net
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Calista
Nov 10, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting little poem of Neil's. I heard this in An evening with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer.
Christi
Oct 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This odd little poem struck so close that I wanted to tear out the page and keep it with me. I've seen both sides of that room. I won't mess up my book, but the message will linger.
Paul
Nov 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
I'd actually read this in a couple of formats before I picked up the Dark Horse Presents with the story illustrated by Paul Chadwick.

Although the message had been well-received and understood on the prior readings... this is when it all became so fungtamastically clear!

How many times have friends, family and girlfriends blamed me over my not "calling them"... next time that happens, I think I'll simply have them read this little poem.

LIVE! ENJOY! FLIP OUT! GET DRUNK! GO OUT!
don't wait around for
...more
Jouni
Nov 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Amazing poem... AND MY ILLUSTRATIONS ;-)
Moataz Ibrahim
Jan 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
A poem written by the magnificent Gaiman.
His own imagination of the last day of the world, I guess. And it was strangely funny, but depressing.
Frans Karlsson
Apr 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
A interesting, funny and thoughful way of describing the end of the world.
Hy-C
Mar 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is amazing and particularly disturbing how close we are to this line.

"All plants died, plastics dissolved, the day the
Computers turned, the screens telling
us we would obey"

Lindsay
Apr 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love the way the simplistic graphics paired with the text built the suspense!
Annie
Für die, die Gesichtsbuch haben auch bebildert anzusehen (Chris Riddells FB)
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