Reverse Thrust

180 degrees it was the day
the magnetism changed
and the needle reversed
itself to show north as
south and south as
north and the needle's charge
was recorded in the
earth, a charged geology
of faults and layers
took in the merge and
crossed itself, its polar
opposite sat
silent and serene the
reverse of what it
was when it began, the
earth heaved a
sigh of relief as the
needle quivered
and stilled.
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