Oh, Mr Oppenheimer
There once was a man named Oppenheimer
Who put the world on a doomsday timer
The bomb he invented
His infamy cemented
He became death, the world destroyer
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so true. Well done.
Sometimes using a usually light-hearted medium to communicate serious truth is a way of really catching our attention. And you found amazing rhymes for oppenheimer!
The weight of discovery and invention...just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should. Great limerick in the critical sense and the topic as well. Fantastic work :)
Dig him up. Bring him back. He says he invented it for the good, we made it bad ?????????????????? oh my.
Oh yeah--not funny...and the clock is ticking! Good warning!