Tuesday, December 18, 2012

News at Eleven (Back Page): According to some interpretations

of the Mayan calendar, the world is scheduled to end one day in the next week. Predictions vary: it could mean that all mankind will undergo a spiritual transformation, or that the Earth will collide with a black hole or the planet Nibiru--in which case, there's no need to finish all that Christmas shopping. Or maybe it's just the close of another year. Whatever happens, here are six original poems on endings.

[by Gregory Orr]

Each of us standing . . .

from The New York Times: It's the End of the World


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